Biography of the Author Justin Ong

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  1. child abuse profile

    As child abuse reports rise, Singapore agencies shore up protection efforts

    Government and private organisations alike are expanding initiatives to detect, handle and raise awareness of child abuse.
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    ‘Everyone’s high - they gonna arrest everyone?’ Southeast Asian students and the lure of drugs in Australia

    In the second of two stories on Australia's drugs scene, Channel NewsAsia looks at the issue through the lens of the thousands of young students ...
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    In this picturesque Australian seaside town, it’s ‘easier to get drugs delivered to your house than pizza’

    An escalating ice problem is “screwing lives up”, tearing families apart and generating crime in the sleepy, wealthy locality of Mornington.
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    ‘We will remember forever’: Inside the search for Singapore’s drowned dragonboaters

    Cambodian officials relive a challenging 40-hour operation to recover five bodies from the vast Tonle Sap river in 2007.
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    I escaped death. 5 of my teammates didn’t

    10 years ago in Cambodia, Channel NewsAsia’s Justin Ong was a member of the Singaporean national dragonboat crew struck by tragedy. He recalls ...
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    ‘We carry the pain … but we’ve to carry on with life’

    The family of late Singapore national dragonboater Stephen Loh opens up on their journey to find closure after his sudden, tragic death 10 years ago.
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    How a national tragedy sparked the rise of dragonboating in Singapore

    The success of the sport at mass participation and high performance levels can in part be traced to a decade-old incident, which saw 5 paddlers ...
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    ‘There’s still hope he can live a normal life’

    Lee Wei Kong couldn’t walk or talk after a horrific road accident 12 years ago. Today he has a job, wife and two daughters - but the struggle ...
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    What it takes to be in Singapore’s elite, anti-drug special ops

    With the Central Narcotics Bureau showcasing its Special Task Force for the first time, Channel NewsAsia’s Justin Ong experiences training as a ...
  10. The Workers' Party's Low Thia Khiang and Sylvia Lim arriving at the Supreme Court on Oct 16 (2)

    AHTC trial: Sylvia Lim agrees to stating 'untruth' about extra cost for new managing agent

    The former Aljunied-Hougang Town Council chair also admitted to being “careless” with a media statement, but objected to the need to disclose the ...