Biography of the Author Kane Cunico

Kane Cunico

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  1. Teochew fish ball noodle seller Sim Ah Tee operates in a private coffee shop at 27 Jalan Berseh.

    Hawkers and their heirs struggle with uncertainty — and lack of rental relief

    The son of a Teochew fish ball noodle seller gave up after 10 years, while a popiah heir feels thin margins are akin to building a house on sand, ...
  2. File Photo Kampong Glam

    Heritage and gentrification: Is there a win-win for neighbourhoods?

    A former Kampong Glam resident says commercialisation has stripped away cultural identity, but others tell Talking Point there is a need to keep ...
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    Lonely and 'waiting to die', Singapore's elderly poor find hope in many helping hands

    Poor health and mental illness isolate them from society. But a widening community network is striving to ease their loneliness and make sure ...
  4. Elderly SG main

    Ploughing on: The faces and insecurities of Singapore’s elderly working poor

    The poverty rate has been rising among the working elderly, one study shows. Why do seniors here feel the need to work for long hours and low pay, ...
  5. Singapore's elderly poor: Looking after Helen
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    Singapore's elderly poor: Looking after Helen

    Alone for 17 years after her husband died, Helen Fernandez was falling prey to dementia, loneliness and squalor. But all that changed when a ...
  6. Singapore's elderly poor: Nursing the lonely
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    Singapore's elderly poor: Nursing the lonely

    She has watched her husband, siblings and 3 children all die before her. At 89, she's fought depression all alone -- until these folks offered ...
  7. Singapore's Elderly Poor: The Ice-cream Uncle
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    Singapore's Elderly Poor: The Ice-cream Uncle

    For more than 10 years, 85-year-old Ng Teak Boon has made a living selling ice-cream – but his life hasn’t been quite as sweet. READ MORE: The ...
  8. (kc) Help Kalimantan (1)

    Singaporeans deliver 25,000 masks to haze-hit Kalimantan

    Relief.sg and Let’s Help Kalimantan volunteers are now looking to educate residents on the importance of masks.
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    Is casual racism okay? Seven Singaporeans share stories

    Seven Singaporeans, aged 20 to 76, talk about dealing with racist jokes, stereotypes and thoughtless comments.
  10. (kc) MYMD Wong Fong (1)

    From cranes to hypercars, family-run SME changes it up with new generation

    The founders of Wong Fong are handing the reins to their children to go forth and disrupt the status quo of its S$70-million-a-year business - and ...