Biography of the Author Lianne Chia

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  1. Mineral water bottle drinking

    What will it take to kick Singapore's growing multimillion-dollar addiction to bottled water?

    Singapore is known the world over for the quality of its tap water. Nonetheless, consumers here still fork out millions of dollars on bottled ...
  2. The male pre-school teacher
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    The male pre-school teacher

    How would you feel about your child having a man for a pre-school teacher? When Lorbert Tay joined the early childhood sector, winning the hearts ...
  3. Male preschool teachers main

    Battling stigma and distrust, male pre-school teachers find joy in shaping young minds

    With men making up fewer than 1 per cent of pre-school educators in Singapore, those in the sector may need to work extra hard to prove themselves ...
  4. Rayner Loi (left) and his team, with their invention for reducing food waste, one dustbin at a time.

    From finance undergrad to food waste warrior, with a made-in-Singapore invention

    Rayner Loi hit the pause button on school to become the CEO of a technology start-up building AI trackers that make dustbins smart enough to ...
  5. proposal 2

    Would you pay thousands for professional help to ask ‘Will you marry me’? Some people say ‘I do’

    There is an increasing trend of men seeking the help of professionals to propose to their significant others, with some spending thousands of dollars.
  6. Funds were raised for GrabFood rider Roszana Ali's new set of wheels in less than a day.

    Help, and a new wheelchair, delivered to GrabFood rider with cerebral palsy

    Ms Roszana Ali has been surprised at the outpouring of support following her story about finding hope as a delivery rider. And the response has ...
  7. NUS graduates at commencement ceremony

    Students graduating from local schools to receive ‘tamper-resistant’ digital certificates

    The OpenCerts platform uses blockchain technology to provide students with an “easy and reliable way” to issue and validate tamper-resistant ...
  8. DPM Heng Swee Keat May Day Rally 2019

    Close ties between PAP, NTUC will continue into 4G leadership: DPM Heng Swee Keat

    Speaking for the first time as Deputy Prime Minister during the May Day Rally, Mr Heng says that the 4G leadership has witnessed how the close ...
  9. Why do we still keep schtum about our salaries?

    More funding for unionised firms that commit to training, raising worker salaries

    Eligible companies will receive an additional 10 per cent of support from the labour movement if they apply for the Enterprise Development Grant, ...
  10. FILE PHOTO: Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong arrives at the Hangzhou Exhibition Cent

    Strong labour movement remains ‘crucial’ to Singapore: PM Lee

    In his May Day Message on Tuesday (Apr 30), Mr Lee also commended the work of the Labour Movement, pointing out that it has “good reason” to be ...