Biography of the Author Say Xiangyu

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  1. 5 things to know about Singapore's Parsis
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    03:54minutes

    5 things to know about Singapore's Parsis

    Parsis were originally from Persia, or modern-day Iran. When Muslims conquered it some 1,400 years ago, Parsis - who believe in the ancient ...
  2. (xy) neighbourhood nurse
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    The neighbourhood nurse

    This nurse found her calling in one of Singapore’s low-income neighbourhoods. Here’s how Chua Yu Ru is helping elderly residents there stay out of ...
  3. Community nurse with Kek Eh Nau, 79

    ‘We can tell them life is still worth living’: The community nurse who helps keep the elderly out of hospital

    For Chinatown’s chronically-ill seniors, nurses like 27-year-old Chua Yu Ru - who make their rounds not in a hospital but in HDB blocks – are ...
  4. Life as an adult with special needs
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    Life as an adult with special needs

    Holding a job. Saving money. Getting in trouble with the law. Life's more complicated for an adult with special needs - and for an anxious mum ...
  5. Muhamad Ridhwan Ahmad is the first Singaporean boxer to become a professional world champion.

    The Singaporean boxer who wouldn’t quit, in the ring and in business

    Despite lacking a manager, fighting a contract battle and almost throwing in the towel, Muhamad Ridhwan is still in the game, driven by his dreams ...
  6. Station Inspector Zulkiflee Mohamed is a Land Division investigation officer from Tanglin Division.

    Inside the world of a Singapore police investigator

    Istana incidents, mindless crimes and long hours are just some of the things Station Inspector Zulkiflee Mohamed faces on the job. CNA Insider ...
  7. 12 hours in the life of a police investigator
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    12 hours in the life of a police investigator

    From handling victims of assault, to hunting down suspects - these are some of the things investigation officers from the Singapore Police ...
  8. Working on a Singapore egg farm
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    Working on a Singapore egg farm

    In Singapore, few locals work on farms (even high-tech ones). Meet these two outliers - a young vet and a hairdresser-turned-farmhouse manager.
  9. The forgotten hospital off Maxwell Road
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    The forgotten hospital off Maxwell Road

    From morphine thieves, to caring nurses who carried sick children up three flights of stairs just to get some sunshine - these are the hidden ...
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    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 ...