Biography of the Author Desmond Ng

Desmond Ng

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  1. As a river dies: India could be facing its ‘greatest human catastrophe’ ever

    As crops and farmers die, experts blame a man-made “drought of common sense” for the drying up of Southern India’s Cauvery River, once a lifeline ...
  2. ‘I’m not bad, I’m not ill, I’m autistic’: Woman's relief on being finally diagnosed at 42

    Loud noises and bright lights terrified her, school gave her meltdowns. For years Dawn-joy Leong didn’t know why, until she found out she had ...
  3. Show them the world, and they’ll exceed expectations, say parents of those with Down Syndrome

    Don’t “hide them in the house”, but help them explore their potential, and they can contributing members of society, families tell On the Red Dot.
  4. Riding the 'airfish': Singapore company hopes to make it a travel game-changer

    Wigetworks says the craft can go places where no plane can land, and for less. It hopes to use Singapore as a springboard to market Airfish 8 to ...
  5. Did I create life or destroy them?: Mother’s grief over losing 3 babies

    Felicia Tan tells On The Red Dot about coping with the guilt of her miscarriages – and the unexpected joy of having her hope of motherhood finally ...
  6. Guilt, burnout and sacrifice: Dementia patients’ caregivers ask ‘have I done enough?'

    How do you do enough for the person who needs your help, and leave enough for yourself too? Caregivers share what they go through - and how love ...
  7. Learning from nenek how to be a man for his family - in the kitchen

    His grandmother showed him that cooking can keep a family together. Now he hopes to inspire other men to share the responsibility in the household.
  8. Of sex and durians: The Malaysian family business that became the world’s largest condom maker

    Goh Miah Kiat, CEO of Malaysian-listed Karex, talks about injecting more pleasure into the business of sexual protection, on the interview ...
  9. No barking, no licking – and other ‘funny’ requests to SPCA from wannabe dog adopters

    SPCA animal care supervisor Suresh Sundramurthi talks about turning away some potential adopters, and about the perks of the job, on On The Red Dot.
  10. Bankrupt, divorced, then son dies of cancer: How one man survived to rise above it all

    He came close to ending his life and was locked up for drink-driving. Jimmy Ong tells On The Red Dot what gave him the will to hang on and turn ...