Independent OnlineUS, allies fight fictional enemyIndependent OnlineBy Sapa-AFP AP A 2007 file photo of naval personnel from the navies of Australia, India, Japan, the Republic of Singapore, and the United States taking part in Exercise Malabar. Picture: AP Photo/US Navy - Juan Antoine King Camp Lej…
STOMPer Edward and his friends suffered from diarrhoea, vomiting and fever after a buffet at Marina Mandarin's Melt Cafe. But the restaurant's management denied responsibility over the incident.
STOMPer Adawiyah was amused at the Malay words on this sign, which appear to offer prawns as a loan. The STOMPer says 'udang' means prawn in Malay.
STOMPer Zonks sent in these images of popular toys of years gone by. Its a great way to reminisce about your childhood memories.
Is it mere coincidence that a person you know looks almost like that television character with the same name, or was the character inspired by that person? Whatever it is, some of them, related or not, bear a striking resemblance to their famous namesakes.
If you thought wooden crates were only good for storing and transporting large, heavy items, these pictures contributed by STOMPer Boxer will prove otherwise.
STOMPer William saw a taxi crash into oncoming traffic when he was travelling on a bus at Marymount Road. The accident occurred yesterday at 12.31pm.
STOMPer FC was amused to see a photo of Taiwanese singer Show Luo on the signboard of a barber shop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
STOMPer Rachel sent in these pictures of the funeral procession of former Deputy Prime Minister, Dr Toh Chin Chye, which was seen travelling along Adam road this morning.
STOMPer DemandBetter finds it unfair that the casino levy is borne solely by Singaporeans and Permanent Residents (PRs), after learning that both casinos in Singapore had been fined for failing to enforce the levy on patrons.
STOMPer Mary says the driver of the bus 65 appeared confused by the road diversion due to the Thaipusam procession today. He was later forced to drive around SMU in a bid to get back on his bus route.
STOMPer Johnson's family 'vehemently objected' to him marrying his girlfriend, as she is a divorcee with a young daughter. Despite the many setbacks, Johnson managed to win over his family with his determination.
Teo Boon Leng (张文龙) would like to share his feelings and a poem for Shwe Yee (王雪依). He had rushed to Changi Airport with roses and a framed photo of them to confess his feelings to her.
Lights, camera, action! Partygoers got glam on the sand at Azzura's Models Beach Party on Sunday (Feb 5).
STOMPer Ron got to know his girlfriend through an online game. The pair started chatting during the game and enjoyed it so much, they stopped playing and talked online late into the night.
What does the star who has everything buy to make herself feel special? Why a funky outfit of course. After all, who wants to turn up in the same dress as someone else?
STOMPer Jeremy was on his way to work when he noticed an SBS bus that had caught fire, sending clouds of black smoke billowing into the sky.
STOMPer BBLACKC spotted this guy, apparently a Singaporean, behaving like a 'clown' by insisting on taking a picture with some A&F greeters in Shanghai while wearing a colourful wig.
Are these animals really showing the emotions we associate with these expressions, or are we just picking up the wrong signals? Have a look at these pictures and decide.
These pictures are proof positive no one can talk business one hundred percent of the time -- even if you're among the most powerful man in the world.
STOMPer Irad is unhappy with the shoddy quality of his newly purchased BTO flat. He says the flat has numerous defects such as cracked walls, loose flooring, sloppy paintwork and misaligned door hinges.
A STOMPer caught sight of fireworks outside their flat at Bukit Batok West. Now there is no need to go to Marina Bay for fireworks, joked the STOMPer.
STOMPer jacqueline and her mother managed to make uncooked eggs stand on a flat surface due to the strong energy from the earth during the first day of spring on the Chinese lunar calendar (lap chun).
The SPCA has recommended more humane methods of dealing with pest rats in the home, following STOMPer Max's article on how he dealt with a rodent in his home.
STOMPer Trendsetter was in Chinatown when he spotted a student whose pants were rolled up above his ankles.
Two couples were spotted behaving inappropriately in public; one on a bus, and another at the exercise corner of a block of flats in plain sight of residents.
STOMPer Yarwana noticd that Police officers had seized contraband cigarettes from a store room near the rubbish collection point at Block 469A Admiralty Drive. A cleaner was detained by the police.
A STOMPer was concerned after viewing a video online showing the SCDF trying to put out a fire with a faulty hose. A spokesperson from SCDF says the fire was put out in 11 minutes despite this setback.
Kalpana threw caution to the wind and took a leap of faith when she agreed to a marriage proposal from someone whom she has never met in real-life and was on the other side of the world -- in the United States to be exact.
Instead of presenting the object of your affection with the usual roses and chocolates this Valentine's Day, why not leave an impression by giving them some of these bizarre gifts for a change?
STOMPer yummybearbear was turned off by a student who was so engrossed in his books that he did not give up his Reserved Seat to a mother and her baby.
Racing events don't necessarily have to involve athletes, or even humans for that matter. As these pictures will explain, somewhere in the world, there is a very odd race being held for very odd contestants.
STOMPer truker908 came across chairs placed on a public road with the intention of reserving the parking space outside this restaurant.
If getting a date on the 14th of February poses a problems for science fiction fans or gaming fans, these geek-inspired Valentine's Day should clear a path for them to win the heart of those they fancy...a lot.
STOMPER Mark noticed that debris from a nearby construction site had been dumped into a drain at 34 Lorong 33 Geylang.
STOMPer Takeshi79 was concerned about the amount of water wasted from a burst tap that was spraying water at the sinks outside the ladies' toilet at MacRitchie Reservoir Park.
When Nursakina Rafiee first met Mohamed Firmi Anwar, she thought he was a very cold person. But subsequent meetings made her realise that he was a very friendly individual, and a relationship soon blossomed between them.
These two ITE students were filmed fighting in a school toilet over a girl, while other students watched and goaded them on.
STOMPer Nurliyana agreed to be Shahid's girlfriend even though she had no romantic feelings for him at that time. As time passed, she eventually fell for him as he was so sweet and caring towards her.
STOMPer Needaseat says this family took up not one, not two, but three tables for their discussion at Ben and Jerry's at Great World City while groups of potential patrons were left standing around.
STOMPer gaaraa says the resident of this flat refuses to fix his wobbly window, despite the fact it could fall onto someone walking below.
A driver was caught beating the red light at a traffic junction in Sengkang by STOMPer fathubby, who was preparing to move off from the other side of the junction.
STOMPer Srinivasan came across this badly-rusted drain grill that could pose a potential hazard to pedestrians at a bus stop near Ang Mo Kio Town Garden West.
Voted the second best DJ in the world in Resident Advisor’s Top 100 poll, Detroit techno prodigy Seth Troxler brought the house down at Zouk on Saturday (Feb 4).
A handwritten message left by a disgruntled resident inside a notice board at the void deck of a block in Eunos Crescent caught the attention of STOMPer Theresa, who wondered how the note got pasted inside.
STOMPer tangmond was impressed by the fact Clarke Quay's Peony Jade restaurant had organised lion and dragon dances to get patrons in the mood for Chinese New Year.
These youths were having a 'party' on the MRT by blasting music and flashing lights. STOMPer whomyrah thinks they were being a public nuisance and disrupting the peace of other commuters.
A group of foreigners were spotted watching girls, from outside, play a game at the Anchorvale Community Centre by STOMPer ouhlaalalala, who also noted that they left when the boys were playing.
STOMPer Max caught a rat that hid in his flat at Choa Chu Kang. The STOMPer shares with readers three simple steps on how he did it.
Face it guys, when it comes to tiresome repairs, it's all about the function, and less about the form. These quick fixes may not be pretty, but at least they work...sort of.
When it comes to weirdness, these pictures have cornered the market. Just try explaining the bizarre situations in each one.