Biography of the Author Corine Tiah

Corine Tiah

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  1. His job title reads “plastic surgeon”, but it is not only about beautifying his patients.

    More than nose jobs and facelifts: The plastic surgeon who saves body parts

    The work Dr Pek Chong Han does in a government hospital goes far beyond the aesthetic. In reconstructive plastic surgery, he patches “holes” to ...
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    ‘Without him, I’d be in Boys’ Home’: The Normal Stream student who just needed someone to believe in him

    After barely scraping through to secondary school, Yap Zi Yang’s self-esteem was shattered - until a youth worker with The Scaffold Programme ...
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    'Faces affect me more, especially if the eyes are open': The woman who draws dead people for a living

    Bay Song Lin’s subjects may be dead but they live on through her work, which is used to help train medical professionals.
  4. Mr Tan Chee Meng opens his stall at 7.30am, and usually by lunchtime, he’s out of fish balls.

    Fish balls made by hand and sold out daily? Meet one of a rare breed of hawkers

    Set in the traditional ways of his father, hawker Tan Chee Meng refuses to rely on machinery or pre-mixed paste to sell more fish ball noodles.
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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 ...
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    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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    Pulling together in creative ways, to better feed food insecure Singaporeans

    There are over a hundred food assistance groups helping the needy. But why are good intentions sometimes falling short of meeting needs – and can ...