HK actress rejects advances of tycoon, chooses to become a nun
Sun, Jan 16, 2011

Here are the headlines from today's Chinese  evening papers:


  • HK actress rejects advances of a rich tycoon and chooses to become a Catholic nun
  • S'poreans can get new banknotes from 6 local post offices from tomorrow
  • "Kind Samaritan of Henderson Rd" dies suddenly of an illness; used to cook meals for the poor in the estate every day
  • Boy wearing croc shoes nearly lost his toes after his croc got caught in an escalator
  • Old man who thought he had won $930,000 sues S'pore Pools after they told him his prize money was only $278
  • Many Taiwanese soldiers keen to moonlight as male prostitutes
  • Pile of concrete boulders at construction site at Novena collapses, crushing workers' dormitory
  • Man who was killed at a food centre near People's Park last week had led a miserable life; friends would often take advantage of him, including cheating him of his social welfare grant money
  • S'pore man claims the rear windscreen of his car got smashed in JB when he went there to do shopping
  • Fire broke out at a HDB flat; caused by 8 year-old boy playing with matches
  • Man believed to be an NSF allegedly went online seeking help on how to fake a death cert for his granny in order to be excused from army duties)
  • Abalone thief who stole from 5 supermarts islandwide has been caught; to be charged in court tomorrow
  • Toothless man living at Toh Yi Dr died early morning yesterday; for the past 58 years, he has never taken any solid food
  • Female burglar in uniform caught on camera stealing "lucky plant" from flat at Bt. Batok
  • 3 boys who threw slippers and burning newspapers from the 9th storey of a HDB flat have been nabbed
  • Local company produces "untearable" angpow packets
  • 3 opposition parties keen to contest in Tampines GRC; believe that HDB flat policies will be an issue for Tampines GRC MP Mah Bow Tan
  • One tragedy after another at a haunted flat in Yishun; ex-owner became mad, latest owner hanged himself
  • Kan Seng: S'pore to make long-term investments in education to deal with internal & external challenges
  • Guest worker evicted by landlord for subletting his room to others
  • Stalls in Chinatown selling CNY goodies accused of luring customers to purchase more items from them by promising freebies
  • Cold temperatures in S'pore expected to last till Feb


  • Resident at Bedok ravaged by mysterious flying bugs; reporter takes picture showing his entire ceiling covered with them
  • Man flung out of cab after it collided with a Merc; Merc driver flees after accident
  • Cab passenger attempted to cheat cabbie of fare by getting off cab pretending to vomit and running away; caught by passer-by, passenger finally pays up
  • Parents complain that kids' school bags are simply too heavy; they weigh 7kg on average
  • Female PRC singer working in S'pore said to have received a $150,000 tip from a single patron in one night alone
  • Reform Party introduces 5 new potential candidates at a rally at Hong Lim Park yesterday
  Singapore breaks record for CPR training
  HK actress rejects advances of tycoon, chooses to become a nun
  Huge boulders come crashing down at Gilstead Rd construction site
  Mah Bow Tan: Cooling measures meant to stabilise market
  Chinese New Year celebrations kick off in Chinatown
  Motorbike up in flames along Benjamin Sheares Bridge
  Netizen spoofs hairstylist photo puzzle
  Body of a man with clenched fist found in Kallang River
  447 commissioned as SAF officers
  Fire at Bukit Panjang flat