Biography of the Author Lianne Chia

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  1. Singapore doctor helps refugees in Afghanistan
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    Singapore doctor helps refugees in Afghanistan

    He excelled academically, studying in Singapore schools like Anglo-Chinese School (ACS) and Raffles Junior College (RJC). Then, he got into ...
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    Singaporean doctor finds joy — and a new world view — helping Afghan refugees

    Born and bred in Singapore, Wee Teck Young left in 2002 to do humanitarian work. It brought him to war-ravaged Afghanistan and changed his life as ...
  3. Becoming Singaporean: What It's Like To Grow Up In A Filipino Migrant Family
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    Becoming Singaporean: What It's Like To Grow Up In A Filipino Migrant Family

    Crish and Carl Cruz arrived in Singapore with their parents and younger siblings in 2007, from their native Philippines. Over the years they've ...
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    Becoming Singaporean: In the shoes of a Filipino migrant family

    ​​​​​​​Andre and Vicky Cruz moved to Singapore with their four children in 2007. Here’s how a family faced challenges with open minds and resolve, ...
  5. 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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    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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...