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House Tour: Traditional Japanese house-inspired BTO flat in Tampines, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Found in this 4-room BTO flat is the simplicity of modest Japanese culture. Inspired by traditional Japanese houses, the interiors of this lovely home have played with two elements: rustic interior featuring a darker wood tone and a combo of stone and sand (found in the garden). The result: a lovely, nostalgic home that’s full of Zen. Lynn Goh wouldn’t want to leave Tampines, and Dale Lam lovingly agreed to his wife’s request so they made that huge decision to make Tampines Green Ridges, the first BTO in the area…

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Man tried to shave woman at Tampines East MRT station, Singapore News

A man was leaving Tampines East MRT station and shaving his chin with a disposable razor. When he later walked past a 19-year-old woman at about midnight on Nov 26 last year, he tried to shave her chin, causing a cut of about 1cm. The woman sought medical treatment at Changi General Hospital two days later. Clement Sng Tze Min, 39, was yesterday convicted of five charges of mischief and two charges of voluntarily causing hurt. The court heard that on several occasions in 2017, Sng removed five PIN (personal…

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HDB BTO launch Aug 2019 – Punggol and Tampines BTO review, Lifestyle, Singapore News

National Day 2019 is upon us once more, and I’m sure that patriots all over the island will want to celebrate the nation’s independence by popping the question over the NDP fireworks. Luckily for you, HDB has thoughtfully scheduled a BTO launch in August, for your convenience. Those looking for an “investment BTO” along the lines of the hyped-up Boon Keng BTOs in the previous 2 launches – move along now, nothing to see here. This time round, it’s just your garden variety BTO launch with just 2 choices: Either…

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24-year-old motorcyclist dies after accident with car in Tampines, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 24-year-old man died after his motorcycle was involved in an accident with a car in Tampines on Wednesday night (July 17). The police said that they were alerted to the accident at the junction of Tampines Street 32 and Tampines Avenue 2 at 10.02pm on Wednesday. The motorcyclist, who was unconscious, was taken to Changi General Hospital where he died from his injuries. The driver of the car, a 29-year-old man, was arrested for causing death by a negligent act. The police are investigating the case. This…

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Two boys escape Tampines flat fire with help of neighbours after PMD catches fire, Singapore News

Student Ryan Lim, 17, was having a nap when he was shaken awake by his younger brother who smelled smoke. The two boys found themselves trapped upstairs in their bedroom of their two-storey Tampines maisonette flat because of a fire downstairs in their living room. Their parents were still at work. When Ryan opened the door, he faced a wall of smoke. He rushed to the toilet and grabbed a wet towel for his brother to cover his nose and mouth. The Institute of Technical Education (ITE) student said: “My…

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Cristiano Ronaldo causes a stir with appearance at Our Tampines Hub, Singapore News

Over 500 fans gathered at Our Tampines Hub (OTH) yesterday afternoon to catch a glimpse of Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo. About 300 of them stood around several entrances of Arena@OTH and on the second and third levels of the stadium, but only the 200 fans at the South Arrival Plaza were able to catch a glimpse of the Juventus forward, who waved towards them and gave a thumbs-up as he left in a chauffeured car. The 34-year-old superstar, who arrived in Singapore on Tuesday, is expected to make an…

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14 PMDs seized in LTA enforcement operations in Tampines, Sengkang, Ang Mo Kio, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has impounded a total of 14 personal mobility devices (PMDs) in its weekend enforcement operations, which began on Friday (June 7). A total of 23 offences were detected and 14 PMDs were seized, the LTA said in a Facebook post on Sunday. The operations conducted in Tampines, Sengkang and Ang Mo Kio, which saw 70 officers deployed, involved help from the police. Two riders, one using a unicycle, were caught travelling at 16kmh on a footpath, above the speed limit of 10kmh. The…

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Police arrest man suspected of robbing 78-year-old with penknife in Tampines, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 28-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (May 29) for allegedly attempting to rob an elderly man with a penknife in Tampines. In a statement on Wednesday, the police said the man was clad in a black hoodie when he tried to rob the 78-year-old victim at Block 266 Tampines Street 21. The man fled after the victim shouted for help. He did not manage to make away with any of the victim’s belongings. The victim also escaped unhurt. Officers from the Bedok Police Division identified the suspect…

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3 boys suspected of stealing cash, headphones from Tampines school arrested, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Three boys who are suspected to have made off with valuables from a school in Tampines have been arrested. The youths aged between 15 and 16 are currently assisting with investigations, said police on Friday (May 17). Police said they were alerted at about 11.50am on Wednesday by a school located in Tampines Street that some cash and a pair of headphone were missing from its office. A staff access card had also been reported missing prior to the incident. The trio is believed to have used it…

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Tampines Secondary looking into viral video of 2 students fighting in toilet, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A video of two Tampines Secondary School students fighting in a toilet, believed to be in the school, has gone viral. When contacted, the school said it was aware of the incident and is looking into the matter. It added that it is working with the students involved. The 48-second video which first surfaced on Reddit on Monday (May 6) shows two boys punching and wrestling with each other. It is not known when the incident occurred. One boy is not wearing a shirt while the other has…

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