Biography of the Author Desmond Ng

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Desmond Ng

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  1. TP road rage angry 1

    Inside road rage: What turns Singaporean drivers into monsters?

    Is it the stress of life, the value we place on our cars, or poor driving skills that lead to frayed tempers? One driver gets help to deal with ...
  2. The support Dr Jamie Chiu gives to at-risk youth makes her one of CNA's Champions for Change.

    The psychologist trying to get more help for Hong Kong's suicidal, depressed youth

    It’s unacceptable for students to get noticed only after a suicide attempt, thinks Dr Jamie Chiu, which is why she created assessment tools to ...
  3. CFC Myanmar Ma Khin main

    Meet the woman who’s turning Myanmar’s street children into chefs

    Ma Khin started a restaurant to shelter and train street kids, and it has involved the occasional heartache but also fulfilment. She is one of ...
  4. With enough personal information publicly available about someone, he or she could be impersonated.

    Why cybercriminals are stalking your social media accounts

    Are people giving away too much about themselves that it could come back to hurt them? The programme Why It Matters discovers how easy it is to ...
  5. WIM killer heat future

    Why Singapore is heating up twice as fast as the rest of the world

    Extreme heat, combined with the island’s high humidity, could be life-threatening, the programme Why It Matters discovers.
  6. Ms Ria Sharma (centre) set up an NGO called Make Love Not Scars to support acid attack survivors.

    The 26-year-old who’s giving hope to India’s acid attack victims

    Fashion graduate Ria Sharma chose a different life to help acid attack victims, and opened India’s first rehab clinic for them. The series ...
  7. Mr Tan Chee Meng opens his stall at 7.30am, and usually by lunchtime, he’s out of fish balls.

    Fish balls made by hand and sold out daily? Meet one of a rare breed of hawkers

    Set in the traditional ways of his father, hawker Tan Chee Meng refuses to rely on machinery or pre-mixed paste to sell more fish ball noodles.
  8. Today, the founders of the Dodo brand process over 15 tonnes of fish meat daily.

    From a kampung shed, how a family fishball empire was built on automation

    The founders of the DoDo brand, now a household name in Singapore, have transformed the simple and much-loved fish ball into a multimillion dollar ...
  9. Mr Kevin Chiam's special set of kitchenware, called Folks, has helped his friend Rosie Wong.

    Local toymaker Mighty Jaxx keen to produce kitchenware for the blind

    Young designer Kevin Chiam’s sought-after invention for the visually impaired was on ice, but the local cult toy brand saw its potential and now ...
  10. New hope for kitchen tools for the blind
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    New hope for kitchen tools for the blind

    Hopeful news: Toymaker Mighty Jaxx has offered to produce this young designer's kitchen tools for the blind.