Papaya salad or dental soup? Thai woman’s disturbing discovery in her meal

A Thai woman found a mysterious bone with teeth in her favorite dish, som tam. Shared on social media, the post ignited speculation, with suggestions ranging from a piranha-like fish to a murder case. The discovery left her shocked and vomiting

Heroic migrant worker rescued mother and son after car plunged into canal in Bukit Timah

On Sunday (9 Jul), a collision between two vehicles in Bukit Timah resulted in a car plunging into a canal, hospitalising a woman and her son. A courageous migrant worker promptly sprang into action, rescuing the trapped passengers. Social media celebrated his heroism, praising the often-overlooked migrant workers for their compassion and significant contributions to society.

Horse goes on job hunt? Motorists amused as horse wanders on BKE

A wandering horse on the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) on Saturday (8 Jul) amused road users. Speculations arose that the adventurous horse sought a new job after news of the Singapore Turf Club’s closure. A video on Facebook showed the horse galloping, causing vehicles to slow down until a Land Transport Authority (LTA) personnel intervened.

Father and sons in Taiwan heroically subdued slasher to save woman

In a shocking incident in downtown Taitung City on Sunday (9 July), passersby armed with soup ladle, electric fan, and a suitcase bravely intervened to rescue a woman from a brutal knife attack. The courageous actions of the father and sons helped the victim escape the deadly assault.

Roller coaster malfunction traps eight festivalgoers for four hours in Wisconsin

Eight attendees at the Forest County Festival in Crandon, Wisconsin, found themselves trapped and hanging upside down for four hours due to a roller coaster malfunction.

‘Rapunzel’ in HDB? Netizens amused by aunty hangs clothes vertically down HDB block

21 century ‘Rapunzel’ staying at Singapore HDB? Netizens were captivated when a Singapore HDB resident ingeniously hung clothes vertically down the parapet. The securely attached clothes showcased in the photos sparked lively discussions, though it later emerged that it was all a misunderstanding caused by a snapped clothesline.

Mexican mayor weds alligator for prosperity

San Pedro Huamelula’s mayor marries a 7-year-old female caiman alligator, considered a deity, in an age-old traditional ceremony believed to bring prosperity to their community in Mexico.

Swifties queue at SingPost outlets 2 days before Taylor Swift concert ticket General On-sale

Dedicated Swifties were spotted camping outside specific SingPost outlets from as early as 3 am on Thursday (6 Jul), two days ahead of the General On-sale for Taylor Swift concert tickets on Friday. While their passion for securing tickets is admirable, it is crucial for Swifties to prioritise personal safety and take care of their well-being.

Van driver in Phuket charged with threatening Singaporean tourist in $2.87 dispute

A van driver in Phuket, Thailand, has been charged by provincial police for threatening a Singaporean tourist. The conflict arose when the tourist was informed of an additional fee of 100 Baht (2.87 USD) to be taken to a hotel just 1km away from the drop-off location. The tourist’s refusal to pay and dissatisfaction with the driver’s handling of his luggage further escalated the situation.

Massive fire breaks out at chemical storage facility in Tuas industrial area

In the early hours of Wednesday (5 Jul), a colossal fire erupted at a chemical storage facility in Tuas, prompting a rapid response from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). SCDF firefighters swiftly engaged in extensive firefighting operations. While the majority of the team emerged unscathed, one firefighter experienced giddiness and received medical attention at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.