Biography of the Author Goh Chiew Tong

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  1. stuffd free food for kids 1

    He went hungry as a teen. Now Stuff’d boss is feeding kids who can’t afford a meal

    For a year, he had one meal a day and quaffed water to keep hunger at bay. It’s why Adrian Ang started a programme to give free meals to more than ...
  2. Mohd Yusof and one of his sons.

    How Singapore left its mark on a backwater village in Bangladesh

    Singapore is the land of opportunity for many in Baluchar, Bangladesh, where one in three men in the village are migrant workers. Have the years ...
  3. (ry) mukul interviewed by cna insider

    His double life as a construction worker and a 'famous poet' in Singapore - and the price he paid

    Basking in fame after his book was published, Mohd Mukul Hossine was increasingly unhappy with life as a migrant worker. But could he afford to ...
  4. The price of fame: Mukul's story
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    The price of fame: Mukul's story

    Construction worker Mukul shot to fame in 2016 when he published his poems about life as a migrant worker in Singapore. But put on a pedestal by ...
  5. Bangladeshi migrant worker Joy Sudip Bhadro set up the only vocational institute in his hometown.

    Inspired by Singapore’s education system, Bangladeshi migrant worker starts polytechnic

    He was unable to complete high school, but Joy Sudip Bhadro’s eye-opening experience here led to a ‘crazy’ dream come true in his hometown. His ...
  6. Ben Arman calls himself a jack of all trades, from electrical to plumbing to miscellaneous repairs.

    ‘You’re paying for my experience, not my labour’: The handyman trying to earn his keep

    If there’s something wrong with your home fixtures, who are you going to call? Benjamin Arman, for one, isn’t afraid of choked toilets, but what ...
  7. The Singaporean handyman and his Malaysian family
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    The Singaporean handyman and his Malaysian family

    Benjamin Arman fixes your leaky taps and broken doors in Singapore. The sacrifice he makes to support his family of 5? Being separated from them ...
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    A new start for us: Helping a scared pre-schooler and her mum

    Struggling already to care for her diabetic grandma and two daughters, the last thing Yasmin needed was a child so scared of pre-school that she ...
  9. MCI KidSTART main

    Too scared for pre-school: A young mum’s struggle with her daughter’s fears

    Forced to pull her girl out of childcare when she couldn’t adapt, and struggling to care for her family, things were looking rough for Yasmin – ...
  10. This Yishun cleaner and his two families
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    This Yishun cleaner and his two families

    In Yishun, town council cleaners like Hanif don’t just keep the estate clean – they’re family too. This is the story of one young man, his two ...