Biography of the Author Desmond Ng

Desmond Ng

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  1. For two champions, a lion's sacrifice of blood, sweat and family time

    The training is hard, injuries are common, and their relationships with their loved ones suffer. But these two lion dancers knew since they were ...
  2. How your lithium-ion battery could be an explosive danger

    With an increase in fires involving lithium-ion batteries, the programme Talking Point investigates the dangers of such batteries and why they go ...
  3. ‘Daughter, I’ve wronged you’: Guilt and longing, as those torn apart by one-child policy search for each other

    Over half a million children were abandoned or put up for adoption by distraught parents, under China's family planning policy. Now, Get Real goes ...
  4. It's cats and T-rex versus humanoids, as robots take over jobs in Japan

    Does it matter what robots that serve us look like? And do they reinforce gender biases? Why It Matters explores this debate in Japan, where half ...
  5. In Japan, a crisis as loved ones with dementia go missing, some for years

    Thousands of them wander off each year, alarming their families and stretching police resources. The programme Get Real looks at the obstacles ...
  6. Has India let the death of Gandhi be in vain?

    Mahatma Gandhi worked hard to liberate his homeland while bridging internal divisions before he was shot 70 years ago. Insight looks at whether ...
  7. One year into Trump’s presidency, has Asia been left behind?

    From whether his unpredictability has actually been good for Asia, to his stance on trade, Insight looks at US President Donald Trump’s first year ...
  8. Uphill battle to curb child labour in Myanmar, where 13-year-olds work in construction

    With 1 in 5 working instead of attending school, the country is grappling with a potential future crisis. The programme Get Real meets the ...
  9. Crowdsourcing donations online? Here's how to improve the chances

    Research shows that certain keywords, the word count and even the number of pictures used in a campaign have an effect. The programme Why It ...
  10. Mass child deaths at a hospital, another has just one nurse: India's healthcare crisis

    Get Rea! investigates the quality of the country’s medical services, public and private, after a hospital runs out of oxygen for its children.