Biography of the Author Desmond Ng

Desmond Ng

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  1. Singaporean turns coffee-grower, with zero experience but a grande ambition

    Taking on his wife’s family’s plantation, entrepreneur Jeremy Choong wants to bring its brew up to speciality status – with the help of a ...
  2. New rules soon to tackle indiscriminate parking by bike-sharing users

    The proposed framework includes geofencing where bicycles can be parked, bike-share firms reveal on the programme Talking Point which asks if the ...
  3. Secret violence: The silence surrounding elder abuse

    The average of 200 reported cases of elder abuse a year since 2012 may be the tip of the iceberg, say counsellors. Witnesses and victims both are ...
  4. Starting a goat farm in Mersing is baah, not so easy for Singaporean entrepreneur

    At 29, Ashraf Bakar set up his farm in January to fill what he sees as a gap in the market here for Aqiqah and Korban rites. But his new venture ...
  5. Open an upmarket gastrobar in Cambodia? She's the Singaporean who dared

    Entrepreneur Nicole Chiang is one of a number of Singaporeans venturing into unconventional places such as Cambodia, Laos and Kazakhstan to do ...
  6. All Early Years Centres to be within 1km of an MOE kindergarten

    This will make it more convenient for parents and grandparents ferrying kids around, says PCF’s CEO Victor Bay in a Talking Point discussion on ...
  7. ‘Stop being a girl and man up’: Boys face gender police, even as men’s roles change

    A survey of teens by Aware showed that boys told to ‘take it like a man' by peers are 4 times more likely to bully others. Programme Talking Point ...
  8. More mothers offering their breast milk online, but is it safe?

    The health risk of sharing this unscreened, unregulated human milk outweighs perceived benefits, say experts. The programme Talking Point ...
  9. Candid Singapore conversations on terrorism's impact, in 'Regardless of Religion'

    The one-hour special seeks to find out how global terrorism has impacted religious harmony here, and if society is as resilient as Singaporeans ...
  10. ‘Where are you from?’ Meet Hougang’s friendly ang mor bus captain

    South Africa-born Daniel Ellis these days enjoys kopi-o kosong, laksa and making passengers happy as a Singaporean. Programme Talking Point ...