Biography of the Author Lianne Chia

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  1. Ms Luz Rivera and Ms Laila Laudencia

    Lucky Plaza accident: I could have been killed, if I hadn't gone to buy chocolate

    Ms Luz Rivera was part of a group of friends having a party at the walkway near Lucky Plaza on Sunday (Dec 29). She happened to leave early, ...
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    Singapore to make fight against drugs a 'national priority': Shanmugam

    Responding to a motion filed in Parliament on Tuesday (Apr 4), the Minister for Home Affairs and Law said Singapore will also review its strategy ...
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    Tighter security rules to be introduced for buildings, events: Desmond Lee

    The Senior Minister of State for Home Affairs says the Government is mindful of the potential impact on businesses.
  4. Integration Farrer Park main 2

    Friends from other lands: The unique challenges of international students at one primary school

    One is grappling with English; another with local food; a third takes tuition in her native Russian and Mandarin. At neighbourhood schools like ...
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    They used to race for money. Now, man and horse help heal the human spirit

    No longer wanted as race, polo or riding mounts, these horses found a home at EQUAL - where ex-jockeys like Shamri Shamsudin show them how to ...
  6. Life as an international student at a Singapore primary school 
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    Life as an international student at a Singapore primary school 

    Even before preparing for the PSLE, international students in neighbourhood schools must learn to adapt to local food and other ...
  7. Horses that heal: A second chance at life for the unwanted
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    Horses that heal: A second chance at life for the unwanted

    Former jockey Shamri Samsudin used to race horses for the money and thrills. Now, he's helping retired horses find a more fulfilling life - in ...
  8. Medical social worker Melissa Chew's job entails bringing comfort to both the living and the dead.

    When all a patient has at death’s door is one last hope, she steps in

    Melissa Chew's job as a medical social worker includes reuniting families, even at the eleventh hour, and tracking down a dead person’s next of ...
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    I sell fruits because it’s fun: 97-year-old granny in viral post sees wave of kindness

    The day after a Facebook post about the elderly Thomson fruit seller went viral, one customer gave her S$100 for all her stock, just 30 minutes ...
  10. The visually impaired makeup artist
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    The visually impaired makeup artist

    He was a Mariah Carey/Tyra Banks-channelling drag artiste, and for over a decade, enjoyed his dream job as a makeup artist with MAC. Life was ...