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Man hurls vulgarities at guy on bus, challenges him to fight for ‘looking’ at him at Boon Lay, Singapore News

A man was seen hurling vulgarities at another man on a public bus and challenging him to a fight for allegedly ‘looking’ at him at a bus stop along Boon Lay Way on Sunday evening (June 16). Stomp contributor Jan, who was on the receiving end of the man’s tirade, alerted Stomp to the incident and shared videos of what had happened. “My sister, her boyfriend and I saw this guy in black dancing on the road near the bus stop before The Synergy building at about 10.48pm,” he said.…

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Guy meets random stranger whose life story shames all of us, Singapore News

We cross paths with hundreds of strangers a day, but how many do we strike up a conversation with? For many, it’s close to zero. Maybe we feel awkward. Or maybe it’s because we don’t want to be creepy. Some of us might even be afraid of getting STOMP-ed. But as one man discovered this week, an unexpected chat with a stranger can end up as a source of life-changing inspiration. A Twitter user Minionman posted a Twitter thread on June 18 chronicling his encounter on MRT with a stranger who had complimented him on his…

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Mind blown: Guy demonstrates the proper way to use this Singapore playground staple, Singapore, Asia News

It took one adult male from Japan to school the internet on the right way to go down this playground staple.  The corkscrew climber is definitely one of the most ubiquitous components of any playground, in Singapore as well. With no instructions on how to play it, you may recall using it as an emergency escape hatchet while playing ‘catching’ with friends. With the word ‘climber’ in its name, climbing up and down the spirals seemed to be common sense. But that may not have been the only way to use it, as many found out recently. A Facebook video…

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Well-dressed guy exits Mercedes to ‘beat up’ Audi hogging yellow box at Orchard Road, Singapore News

An Audi driver who stopped in a yellow box found his car at the centre of a Mercedes driver’s wrath. Facebook page Beh Chia Lor – Singapore Road posted a video of the road rage incident, which occurred at a junction outside ION Orchard on May 17, at around 6.30pm. In the video titled “Man vs. Car in yellow box”, an Audi can be seen blocking traffic after stopping in a yellow box at the busy junction. This led a man — dressed in a long-sleeved shirt, trousers and a…

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Shake Shack officially opens at Jewel Changi Airport today, and the first guy in line was there since 4.30am, Singapore, Food News

SINGAPORE – Famous New York burger chain Shake Shack made its highly anticipated Singapore debut at Jewel Changi Airport on Wednesday (April 17) by opening to a snaking queue. When The Straits Times visited the outlet at 10am, half an hour before it officially opened, an orderly line of more than 90 people had already formed. Burger fan Justin Zheng was first in line. The 37-year-old, who works in the aviation industry, had taken half-day leave just to join the queue early. He had waited outside Jewel Changi Airport –…

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Guy drives into Hougang HDB block void deck to drop off passengers during heavy downpour, Singapore News

A driver thought it would be a good idea to drive into the void deck of Block 712 Hougang Avenue 2 to drop off his passengers during a heavy downpour on Thursday afternoon (Mar 21). A Stomp contributor recorded the unusual incident on his in-car camera at about 4.17pm and shared it with Stomp. In the video, the car is seen parked in a lot near to the lift lobby of the aforementioned block. He then drives forward into the lift lobby so that his passengers have all the shelter…

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Guy gets scolded by tourist for not knowing what’s Bayfront in Mandarin, responds to ‘online fame’, Singapore News

First, I want to apologise to Mr Timothy Bon for writing about him. The 22-year-old has had a rough week. One contributing factor was that he was written about in a newspaper. And here I am, writing about him in a newspaper. Secondly, I want to say that not being able to speak Mandarin very well myself, I empathise with what happened to him. Big mood. It all started last Tuesday at Jurong East MRT station when a “China lady” approached Mr Bon and asked him in Mandarin how to…

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Cabby’s act of ‘kindness’ towards Singaporean guy and heavily pregnant wife goes viral, Singapore News

Kindness can be found everywhere; but sometimes, it comes with a twist. A Singaporean guy was a recipient of one such act of ‘kindness’. On Monday (March 11), Esmonde Teo recounted his experience with a ComfortDelGro cabby on Facebook, complimenting the “Indian driver” behind the wheel of SHA 8207. Teo, who had “forgotten” his wallet when he left home in a rush, told AsiaOne that the cabby had driven him to and fro Bangkit Rd and Segar Rd to pick up dinner for his “heavily pregnant wife”. The ComforDelGro driver even loaned Teo $5 to…

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Tourist snaps at Chinese-Singaporean guy who ‘can’t speak Mandarin’, Singapore News

We’ve all been there. Getting lost in a foreign country where no one speaks the same language you do, it’s all part of the adventure.  But for one tourist, the language barrier may have taken a toll on her as she vented her frustration at a Singaporean youth because he couldn’t speak Mandarin. In a viral Twitter thread posted on Tuesday (March 12), 22-year-old Singaporean Timothy Bon shared his story of being told off by a tourist from China after she approached him for directions.  The tourist wanted to go to 海湾舫…

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‘Headline guy’ Donald Trump urged by former US trade negotiator to reject China’s offer to buy more American goods

An offer to import more American goods as a means of defusing the trade war with China should be rejected by US officials, said the former head of trade negotiations with the mainland, who dismissed such diplomacy as “nonsense”. After the meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires last week, it was announced that China would begin buying more US goods as a means of narrowing the trade imbalance between the two economic superpowers. Frank Lavin, who served as…

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