Biography of the Author Desmond Ng

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Desmond Ng

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  1. 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 ...
  2. maxwell hospital main

    The forgotten hospital off Maxwell Road

    It houses Singapore’s oldest lift, was a healing place for the poor, and has been called an architectural gem. Few know how this building behind ...
  3. The North Korean ghost ships range from primitive, wooden boats to large fishing trawlers.

    Why ghost ships, with a grim cargo of corpses, are washing up in Japan

    The theories range from North Korean espionage to fishing gone wrong. But no one knows for sure why these mystery ships have been turning up along ...
  4. Scammers busted, in a raid by Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau.

    Phone scammers exposed: A web of deceit across the region

    From a Chinese county where scammers have found a home to a millionaire mastermind in Taiwan to newer operations in places like the Philippines, ...
  5. Cambodia's love affair with China has meant sizeable investments for the Southeast Asian country.

    China's chequebook diplomacy in Cambodia a double-edged sword creating resentment

    Tensions rise as locals worry about the threat of Chinese-owned businesses and enclaves to their livelihood, homes and rights, as the programme ...
  6. Some foreign domestic workers have borrowed from moneylenders indiscriminately.

    Borrowing, brokering, lending: Inside the tangled web of maids and moneylenders

    With the spike in the number of foreign domestic workers borrowing from licensed moneylenders, some have found a lucrative side income while ...
  7. OTRD lift technicians main

    To keep HDB lifts working, they risk their safety time and again

    These lift technicians are exposed to occupational hazards like falls and electric shocks to ensure that residents have smooth and safe rides, as ...
  8. Underwater currents, strong winds and even heavy rain add uncertainty to commercial diving jobs.

    For a pay packet, they risk drowning, crocodile attacks and being hit by ships

    They are in one of the world’s most dangerous occupations, but these divers want to do what they love and go to sea, as On The Red Dot discovers.
  9. Rope access professionals do a range of jobs, from cleaning building facades to executing rescues.

    To do their job, they dangle from high-rise buildings by just a rope

    These technicians risk their lives every time they go to work, and go to great lengths to perform tasks few dare to, in places few can reach. On ...
  10. Samsui Kitchen founder Ang Kian Peng supplies the elderly and the less fortunate with healthy food.

    The Singaporean who found a way for inmates, people with disabilities to help seniors

    He was a man with a plan to help others, but this restaurant executive had to first overcome resistance from his staff, suppliers and even those ...