Biography of the Author Ruth Smalley

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Ruth Smalley

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  1. The trauma specialists from Tan Tock Seng Hospital, doing a job few are equipped to handle.

    Inside the trauma unit: The surgeons who fight to save every life

    If you are badly injured, they are the ones in the front line fighting to not only save you, but also help you get back on your feet. CNA Insider ...
  2. Inside the trauma unit of Tan Tock Seng Hospital
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    Inside the trauma unit of Tan Tock Seng Hospital

    "When shit hits the fan, you need to know how to mop it up, and not everybody can." Meet the trauma specialists from Singapore's Tan Tock Seng ...
  3. The Chetti Melaka come from Hindu roots, but honour many religions.

    Meet the Chetti Melaka, or Peranakan Indians, striving to save their vanishing culture

    There are around 200 of them in Singapore. There could be a few thousand more, but so little is known of the community that many don’t know their ...
  4. Singapore's Peranakan Indians
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    Singapore's Peranakan Indians

    They come from Hindu roots, but honour many religions. They celebrate the Qingming festival, with an Indian twist. They speak a Malay patois, ...
  5. Jack gym tonic 18

    Defying frailty: How a 67-year-old is training to walk again

    He'd dreamed of travelling. Retiree Jack Liew never thought that instead, he'd be confined to a mobility scooter for two years, fighting pain and ...
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    A musical tribute to Singapore this National Day, from the folks of St John's Home

    After a successful fundraising video on Facebook, the folks from St John's Home are back on social media! This time round, the eight spunky ...
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    Girl Guides forever: A sisterhood that's lasted over 50 years

    They are former Girl Guides and now part of the Trefoil Guild. Their friendship has gone from strength to strength since they were as young as ...
  8. The sisterhood of guides
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    The sisterhood of guides

    Aged 68 to 84, these former Girl Guides who have been friends for more than 50 years, still go camping and laugh like schoolgirls when joking ...
  9.  I will walk again: Retiree defies ageing in a 12-week challenge
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    I will walk again: Retiree defies ageing in a 12-week challenge

    Reliant on his personal mobility device for the last 2 years, Jack Liew has been depressed and frustrated at not being the man he used to be. His ...
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    ‘Just like us’: Singaporeans open hearts and homes to migrant workers

    Eight families inspired to invite migrant workers over for a meal, after a CNA Insider series, discover a new level of appreciation for their guests.