Biography of the Author Anne-Marie Lim

Anne-Marie Lim

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  1. The 54-year-old who ran a marathon four years after a quadruple bypass

    Jimmy Hoon drank, smoked two packs a day for 10 years, and had panic attacks from work stress. After open heart surgery, running was how he ...
  2. Social network founder turns champion for exploited farmers in Indonesia

    Three months after the launch of farm-to-home app RegoPantes (or “fair price”), farmers are already seeing their income nearly double. Is this the ...
  3. Recipes from a different time: The Bugis art of slow and lemak cooking

    What makes Bugis home-cooking distinct from the standard Singaporean Malay fare? Madam Milah Bakri shows CNA Insider three dishes, in this ...
  4. Car park attendant's gift of a school, to children too poor to afford it

    Poverty forced Undang Suryaman to drop out of school. Now, he wants to give every child in his village the education he couldn’t afford - even if ...
  5. Giang the adventurer: Grab's first blind coder makes the world see past limitations

    In his job and in life, software engineer Giang Nguyen enjoys breaking barriers, and showing the world that people like him just need the freedom ...
  6. Son needed a special school, so they set up one for youths like him

    She gave up her a corporate career and learnt how to be a special needs educator. Now she and her husband provide a safe place for some 200 Muslim ...
  7. Mary Teo’s Nasi Lemak Nyonya Style: The recipe

  8. Long-distance wok affair: 15,000km can’t keep him from Ah Ma’s home-cooking

    She cooked for her grandson all through his growing-up years. Now in New York, he’s learning to recreate her recipes over the phone.
  9. In Myanmar, buying cars and homes with gunny sacks full of cash

    Banks have even received deposits of S$10 million in bills, in a country where most still prefer cash in hand over credit. But could mobile ...