Biography of the Author Anne-Marie Lim

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Anne-Marie Lim

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. MCI Dementia Willam at day care - Rummy O

    ‘Help’s out there, just ask’: How dementia day care helped, when grandpa kept getting lost

    As a family, they’d pulled together to look out for grandpa when he developed dementia – but still, there came a day caregiver Geraldine Lim ...
  2. Can he consummate a marriage? Will any children he has “be like him”? Alex has faced such questions.

    I want a wife, not a maid: When a man with cerebral palsy looks for love, intimacy

    Like many of his peers, Alex, 33, craves companionship and a family of his own in future. But his disability is not the only challenge. He must ...
  3. Mark Rusli is one of the Jurong Bird Park's four hand-rearers.

    He’s a ‘foster parent’ raising baby birds by hand, helping to save threatened species

    There is delight in seeing hatchlings poo, and special care in preparing their formula milk. Mark Rusli knows all about the challenges and ...
  4. Inside Changi Airport emergency service main

    Inside Changi Airport’s emergency service — the team given life-and-death tasks

    A dedicated team of firefighters, known as the Airport Emergency Service, are the airport’s first responders. Out of 300 who apply, only about 20 ...
  5. Integration Abhishek and fruit stall couple

    He learnt Mandarin to better understand Singaporean culture: A migrant entrepreneur's journey

    He loves bantering with hawkers, and singing Teresa Teng love songs at karaoke. But when Abhishek Agrawal arrived from India nine years ago, he ...
  6. The visually impaired makeup artist
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    The visually impaired makeup artist

    He was a Mariah Carey/Tyra Banks-channelling drag artiste, and for over a decade, enjoyed his dream job as a makeup artist with MAC. Life was ...
  7. How human donors and an artist help train future doctors
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    How human donors and an artist help train future doctors

    Bay Song Lin’s work is key to teaching generations of medical students, but how does she do it without any background in medical science?  ...
  8. Putting a lid on food waste
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    Putting a lid on food waste

    At the age of 25, this Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) undergrad could have an answer to the world’s food waste problem – with his ...
  9. Learning to be a single dad
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    Learning to be a single dad

    When his wife asked for a divorce, and the single dad got custody of two teenage sons, the boys didn't ask questions like "will you and mummy get ...
  10. Iskandar Ibrahim lost the ability to see in bright light. But his make-up dreams are undimmed.

    Breaking free from his shades of grey: The visually impaired make-up artist

    Iskandar Ibrahim’s cosmetics career was cut short when he could no longer tell shades of colours apart. But even as his vision deteriorated, his ...