Biography of the Author Lek Wan Zhen

Lek Wan Zhen

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Singaporean Chinese identity unique but will keep on evolving: PM Lee | Video
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    Singaporean Chinese identity unique but will keep on evolving: PM Lee | Video

    The Singaporean Chinese identity will keep on evolving, like how the community's festive traditions have evolved over the years, said Prime ...
  2. Snaking queues for new S$20 Bicentennial note | Video
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    Snaking queues for new S$20 Bicentennial note | Video

    Snaking queues formed outside Singapore's major banks on Monday (Jun 10) as members of the public waited to get their hands on a new S$20 ...
  3. 'You try to encourage yourself' - how two people battle Parkinson's Disease | Video
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    'You try to encourage yourself' - how two people battle Parkinson's Disease | Video

    Three in every 1,000 people above the age of 50 in Singapore are affected by Parkinson's Disease, making it the second most common ...
  4. Singapore General Hospital unveils upgraded Burn Centre with new operating theatres, ICU beds | Video
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    Singapore General Hospital unveils upgraded Burn Centre with new operating theatres, ICU beds | Video

    The Singapore General Hospital (SGH) Burn Centre reopened on Thursday (Aug 15) after undergoing a S$6million, 15-month upgrade. Lek Wan Zhen reports.
  5. National Medical Research Council awards S$82m funding for 4 research projects | Video
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    National Medical Research Council awards S$82m funding for 4 research projects | Video

    S$82 million was awarded by the National Medical Research Council to four research projects under the Open Fund-Large Collaborative Grant programme.
  6. Vaccination and smoking cessation subsidies among task force’s recommendations for healthier Singapore | Video
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    Vaccination and smoking cessation subsidies among task force’s recommendations for healthier Singapore | Video

    A multi-agency task force charged with driving efforts to promote healthy living in Singapore on Sunday (Jul 28) proposed that vaccination ...
  7. Singapore to London in 100 days: The Last Overland expedition | Video
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    Singapore to London in 100 days: The Last Overland expedition | Video

    An historic journey from Singapore to London was flagged off on Sunday (Aug 25) as eight people attempt to reach London in 100 days, reversing a ...
  8. 43 measles cases in first 15 weeks of 2019 | Video
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    43 measles cases in first 15 weeks of 2019 | Video

    The number of measles cases in Singapore rose to 43 in the first 15 weeks of the year, following a global comeback of the disease. While this is ...
  9. Woman suffers from severe heart failure after consuming illegal weight loss product: HSA | Video
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    Woman suffers from severe heart failure after consuming illegal weight loss product: HSA | Video

    A woman now suffers from severe heart failure after she consumed a weight loss product that contains an undeclared banned substance, the Health ...
  10. Developments in cell therapy could give patients fresh hope | Video
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    Developments in cell therapy could give patients fresh hope | Video

    Singapore researchers are making breakthroughs in how living cells could be injected into patients to regenerate tissue or treat cancer. Their ...