Biography of the Author Desmond Ng

Desmond Ng

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  1. Once a gang member, now he's giving his all to become a nurse

    Struggling to shake off his troubled past, this young man enrolled at the ITE - where he's determined to do everything to turn his life around, ...
  2. Unlimited paid leave: Is Singapore ready for it?

    Some companies here have empowered employees to take as much time off as they liked - but not all were happy with the experience, as Why It ...
  3. How an outsider rescued crisis-hit Nissan from the brink of collapse

    Struggling under US$20b worth of debt, the Japanese carmaker was practically bankrupt until a foreigner and a gutsy French car company stepped in ...
  4. How Olympus was almost brought down by one of the worst corporate scandals

    When its CEO learnt of its financial losses, he went on a collision course with the board. Inside the Storm looks at what went wrong and how ...
  5. This is how your phone’s e-wallet can be hacked

    As digital payments grow in popularity, which is more secure – cash or cashless transactions? Talking Point investigates.
  6. The drummer who became a maid to chase her musical dreams

    Spurred by her mum's dying wish, Indonesian Dewi Nur Fatikah came to Singapore to work and save up for a music career - but it almost meant ...
  7. Is e-learning making your children dumb? Experts sound a warning

    Parents may mean well, but some ‘educational’ apps may be doing toddlers more harm than good, as the programme Why It Matters found out.
  8. Our public swimming pools: How clean are they?

    Ten pools here were tested for ammonia (a by-product of urine) and other substances. The results were not pretty, as the programme Why It Matters ...
  9. Troubled teen thought herself a failure, until unlikely 73-year-old mentor came along

    An insecure girl from a broken home meets a computer-illiterate senior with no children - and an odd cross-generational friendship forms, in the ...
  10. 78 years on, the secondhand bookstore that’s defying the digital age

    It began life in Bras Basah Road under his father, and today, Ana Book Store run by Noorul Islam at Far East Plaza is one of the last of its kind.