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Scolds town council staff, retrieves thrown items: Elderly resident clutters Woodlands corridor for a year

An elderly man has been cluttering a common corridor in Woodlands with heaps of items, much to the chagrin of other residents. Stomp contributor Leon shared photos of the situation on the 13th floor of Blk 785A Woodlands…

Suspicious package at Temasek Polytechnic sparks bomb scare

While patroling TP’s campus on Wed evening, a security guard chanced upon a mysterious package in an empty auditorium. Thinking it might be a bomb, he called SPF for help. According to Shin Min Daily News, witnesses saw…

Porsche to create largest manufacturer-branded charging network in Singapore

Porsche APAC and SP Group are aiming to create the largest manufacturer-branded charging network in Singapore. Porsche’s Destination Charging (PDC) network in Singapore currently has 21 charging points. By mid-2022, another 30 chargers will come online, bringing the…

Popular rooftop bar Loof announces closure after nearly 17 years

Though it will only be temporary, the closure of Singapore’s first standalone rooftop bar, Loof, will probably still be a tough pill to swallow for its regulars. Announcing the news on FB and IG on Wed, the bar,…

Add some nostalgic vibes to your Instagram feed with these new murals at Temple Street

Graffiti might be illegal in Singapore, but there’s still plenty of vibrant — albeit sanctioned — street art if you know where to look. If you’re a fan of artist Yip Yew Chong’s work, such as his iconic…

‘My baby wants to sleep, how?’ Sunday renovations in HDB flat have man knocking on neighbour’s door

Putting up with the noise from a neighbour’s renovation works is part of the deal when living in close quarters. While most people can get some reprieve during the weekends, a man had to confront a couple of…

It’s a religious ceremony and not a curse, says couple who set up ‘creepy’ altar under neighbour’s window in Ang Mo Kio

A makeshift ‘altar’ on which two effigies are placed together with a small coffin and joss sticks, bound together by a strip of yellow paper. Beside it are a pair of fruits with iron nails driven through their…

HDB loft flat at Dawson snapped up for $1.32m, breaks Queenstown resale flat record

Rare HDB flats on the market usually command sky-high resale prices. This time, a five-room loft unit in SkyTerrace @ Dawson was recently sold for over $1.32 million, setting a new record for resale HDB flats in Queenstown.…

Kampung spirit? Video of elderly residents cooking dumplings along HDB corridor sparks debate

A little al fresco cooking? A man and woman caught boiling dumplings along a HDB corridor in a video was uploaded on FB on Mon, sparking debate among netizens. The exact date and location of this incident are…

Oh rats! Rodents seen scurrying around Toa Payoh block

While netizens described them as ‘chonky’, the rodents spotted at Toa Payoh Central appear to be a growing concern among residents. On Nov 21, FB user Brandon YS uploaded a 23-second video showing rodents scampering about the rubbish…

Man feels ‘malu’ after seeing woman picking up trash in Geylang with her kids

A woman picking up trash with her kids along Lorong 29 Geylang has won praise from netizens for their civic-mindedness. In a TikTok video shared on Nov 20 by user mdroslin showed the Caucasian-looking mother and her two…

Curious crowd gathers around tree in Jurong West for glimpse of rare bird

On Thurs, TikToker flyingkukubird uploaded a video, showing a large crowd gathering around a tree along a road. In the 14-second-long clip, the TikToker sounds confused as he films the excited crowd and asks “What are they looking…

Man picks python up with bare hands in Woodlands, horrifying bystanders

A man was seen picking up a python with his bare hands on Fri night – a move that has been slammed by Acres. Stomp contributor Thajudeen shared a video of the incident that occurred outside Admiralty Park…

Submerged cars, floating rubbish bins: Grass clippings the cause of flash flood in Bukit Timah

Flash floods from a heavy storm affected a few areas in Singapore on Tues with some braving the elements as they worked while others had their homes completely flooded. One area was King’s Road, located in Bukit Timah,…

‘Be patient, drivers’: Construction worker at Novena seen picking up floating barrier during downpour

While most of us WFH during the downpour on Tues afternoon, one TikTok video highlighted how some people had to brave the elements. TikTok user Teririum captured the gloomy scene outside her window, showing three construction workers moving…

Car drives into pedestrian zone outside Paya Lebar Quarter

Pedestrians were shocked when a Chevrolet turned onto a pedestrian pathway in Paya Lebar on Sun evening. Stomp contributor Vidya shared with Stomp videos of the incident that happened outside PLQ mall at about 7.30pm. “I was at…

End of an era: Just Acia is closing its Dhoby Ghaut outlet

For over a decade, Just Acia’s Dhoby Ghaut outlet has been a popular after-school and weekend hangout spot for teenagers. Specialising in Asian cuisine, the restaurant’s affordable menu made it a haven for cash-strapped youths who want to…

Woman makes close to 100 calls to police in 20 years over neighbour’s early morning showers

Disturbed by the sounds of her neighbour showering in the wee hours of the morning, a Choa Chu Kang resident stated that she has made close to 100 calls to the police in the course of over 20…

SBS bus captain helps python cross road safely

It’s not surprising that as Halloween on Oct 31 approaches, spooky encounters start occuring past the witching hour. One SBST bus captain, Avtar Sandhu, posted about his early morning encounter on Sat with a decidedly large python –…

Spooky Sembawang: Do you dare to walk through this HDB corridor?

Spooky movie characters and ‘bloodied knives’ hanging by the corridor may not be to everyone’s liking but that’s what some residents at Canberra St went for this Halloween. A TikTok video of the HDB block’s corridor, posted by…

Police called after alleged gathering at Jurong West HDB unit involving 29 people

A group of 29 people, aged between 14 and 65, were allegedly involved in a gathering at a unit in Blk 748 Jurong West St 73 on Oct 22. A Stomp contributor alerted Stomp to the incident and…

No chance? TikToker pleads for leniency after receiving fine for smoking at bus stop shelter

Despite knowing that he broke the law by smoking at a prohibited area, a man tried to plead his case with enforcement officers from NEA but with little success. On Wed, TikTok user James.Singapore uploaded a video showing…

Hole in wall: Car crashes into Tampines void deck

While driving around the estate carpark on Mon, a Tampines resident crashed his car into a nearby flat, causing a large hole in the wall. A 23-second video of the aftermath, circulating on social media, showed the car…

‘I feel sad my childhood place doesn’t exist anymore’: TikToker brings netizens on time travelling journey using Google Maps

The once a bustling Old Woodlands Town Centre, TikToker Nabil Fahmi’s childhood place, is now a barren field 13 years later. A TikToker’s video series featuring different places in Singapore — then and now — has led to…

‘Barely covering rental’: Netizen urges Westies to support ITE College West canteen stalls

The F&B industry has been hit badly by all the various dine-in restrictions and for some stalls located within campuses, the issue is exacerbated by HBL arrangements. Alarmed by the sight of an empty canteen at ITE College…

3 boys caught on video fishing illegally along Boat Quay

The Five Boys By The River sculpture along Boat Quay had three more boys joining in the fun, but in a different way. These boys — one holding a fishing rod and the other two wearing caps —…

‘Singapore landmark’: The Penny Black bar ceases operations after 22 years, loyal customers reminisce about good times

Covid-19 restrictions over the past one and a half years have definitely taken a toll on the F&B industry — especially for nightlife establishments such as bars and pubs. Unfortunately, another one bites the dust. The Penny Black,…

Pontian Wanton Noodles staff caught chopping meat on floor, SFA investigating

SFA is investigating an incident in which employees of Pontian Wanton Noodles were seen chopping and handling meat on the floor at its Paya Lebar Square outlet. A Stomp contributor witnessed the incident while dining there on Sept…

New mall opening in Punggol: Northshore Plaza to have duplex Decathlon outlet and food options galore

Punggol residents can soon rejoice with a new mall opening at the end of this month. Come Oct 29, the three-story block comprising two wings — Northshore Plaza I and II — will open its doors in the…

Man confronts restaurant staff in Bishan after failing to provide vaccination status for dining-in

A furious patron was filmed confronting restaurant staff in Bishan after he was unable to provide his vaccination status for dining-in. In a video uploaded on IG on Mon, it shows a man wearing a chequered shirt yelling…

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