Biography of the Author Desmond Ng

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Desmond Ng

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  1. TTSH kitchen main

    Inside the hospital kitchen: 8 things you never knew

    Think hospital food sucks? CNA Insider finds out that whipping up three meals a day for more than 1,000 patients is no easy task.
  2. DFM instagram seniors cedric and granddaughters

    The loneliness of old age - and an experiment to see if Instagram can be a cure

    One lonely cancer patient wanted friends to know she was “still here”; a former sprinter didn’t know how to interest his grandchildren in his ...
  3. MIS Omnisense Systems Leonard Lim main

    The Singaporean serial entrepreneur who kept failing, until he got a lucky break

    Leonard Lim’s childhood dream of running his own company turned into a tale of debt, despair and divorce. But he persevered, reinventing thermal ...
  4. TP HFMD main

    7 things to know about the more virulent strain of HFMD that’s killed 2

    With the outbreak of the Enterovirus 71 strain in Malaysia and its proportion of cases increasing in Singapore, Talking Point finds out more about ...
  5. TP spy cam upskirt

    Spy cameras, illicit filming and upskirt photos: Are you being watched?

    Being unwittingly filmed is becoming a serious issue in Singapore, and for every hidden camera found and insult of modesty case reported, there ...
  6. OTRD chef mission India main

    He took out his life savings in Singapore to rescue children in India

    Civil engineer Ravi Rai Manas quit his job after saving S$300,000 to make a difference in the place he first saw poverty as a 10-year-old. He ...
  7. (dn) Mummy Soh Airbnb main

    The house that gave Mummy Soh, 75, new lease of life as an entrepreneur

    She hosts dinners and conducts cooking classes under Airbnb Experiences, and maintains an open-door policy for people to enjoy her home, all for ...
  8. (dn) #dontforgetme St John’s Home for Elderly Persons main

    8 seniors on a social media mission to build a S$15 million home

    Almost all of them had never used a smartphone, but within weeks, these elderly residents of St John's Home learnt to shoot a video to raise funds ...
  9. (dn) ITS Uber Grab main

    How Uber, valued at billions, was sent packing by a start-up in Singapore

    Looking to expand in Southeast Asia, the ride-hailing giant didn’t expect such a robust resistance from Grab. Inside the Storm looks at what ...
  10. TFA discipline 3

    Would you let your helper discipline your little ones?

    Some parents here say yes, so that their children won’t grow up to be brats. Others say it’s a bad idea to delegate this role because of potential ...