Singaporeans on social media reacted angrily to news that tissue sellers at hawker centres and street corners are being required to pay for an annual licence.
Bukit Brown Cemetery
Take a virtual tour of the heritage trail of the Bukit Brown Cemetery – the oldest surviving Chinese cemetery in our country – before part of it makes way for a new highway to be completed in 2016. (Photos from bukitbrown.com)
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- Heartbreaking texts from students on sinking S. Korea ferry
Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry, added extra emotional weight Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the nation. Nearly 300 people -- most of them students on a high school trip to a holiday island -- are still missing after the ferry capsized and sank on Wednesday morning. Mom, I love you," student Shin Young-Jin said in a text to his mother that was widely circulated in the South Korean media.