Biography of the Author Desmond Ng

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Desmond Ng

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  1. (dn) OTRD chef mission Thailand main

    The Singaporean grad who ditched his corporate dreams because of a glue-sniffer in Thailand

    The plight of a 15-year-old Thai boy moved economics graduate Daryl Tay to volunteer in an impoverished village, as Prive Group executive chef ...
  2. (dn) Singapore's ant-man main

    ‘Some people think I’m crazy’: What makes Singapore’s ant-man tick

    When the sun goes down, Zat Low collects creatures the rest of society considers to be pests. To him, keeping ants isn’t only a hobby, but a ...
  3. IMH painter 13

    Flood of interested art buyers, and a job offer, for artist living in IMH

    Mr Sim Kah Lim’s story about his gift and love of painting may open new possibilities for him as readers and viewers respond generously, including ...
  4. TP durian glut 4

    Dirt cheap today, will mao shan wang durians get scarce next year as China muscles in?

    Malaysia’s durian glut has led to even the premium mao shan wang hitting a low of S$10 a kg, but the good times may soon be over, as programme ...
  5. (dn) TP utilities main

    10 ways to slash your bill as water and electricity prices rise

    From recycling water from the washing machine, to switching to LEDs, Talking Point gets expert tips to help three households reduce their ...
  6. IMH painter 13

    In a mental ward for nearly 35 years, he paints old Singapore from memory - and he dreams

    A talented artist as a child, Sim Kah Lim's horizons abruptly shrank when he was warded as a teenager with schizophrenia. But he never lost his ...
  7. (dn) AA tuktuk main

    A Singaporean girl, a tuk-tuk driver from Cambodia and their unexpected friendship

    When Sofia Goh made a friend on her trip, she began a journey she will never forget. The new series Across Asean explores these special bonds ...
  8. (dn) Insight leftover men main

    These are the ‘leftover men’ of China, who just want to get married

    The country’s gender imbalance has reached epic proportions and is disrupting its social order. The programme Insight looks at what it means for ...
  9. (dn) TP hire purchase 7

    How a S$3,000 bill became S$30,000: The truth behind retailers' instalment plans

    Lured by low monthly repayments, some buy their electronics and furnishings on hire purchase, not realising how much higher the price will be in ...
  10. TP fake reviews 3

    Army of fake reviewers being built to dupe buyers, drive online sales

    Just one company has as many as 80,000 people, including from Singapore, who are paid to write positive things about products they have never ...