Biography of the Author Derrick A Paulo

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  1. FFS sugar cane main

    The harsh realities behind the rising sugar cane prices in Singapore

    With bad weather, small farms in danger of closing, larger ones downsizing and suppliers calling it quits, might Singaporeans even have to go ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. MCI SSO Officers group shot

    Advocates for those in need: The Social Service Office where social and job assistance come together

    A woman with no confidence to return to work, and others who need more than financial aid – such folks are in the good hands of one social service ...
  4. FFS cockles main

    No more 'hum' in laksa? Why cockles are becoming costlier and harder to find

    Pollution, smuggling and overharvesting have stacked the odds against blood cockles bouncing back from the huge fall in supply, although there is ...
  5. The Beijing Boys' Club isn't an army camp, but there is military-style training such as drills.

    ‘Masculinity crisis’ in China leads parents to enrol kids in boot camp

    A Beijing club has set out to save young boys from being ‘effeminate, petty, weak-minded and emotionally fragile’, and to turn them into 'real ...
  6. Ms Diana Ser immersed herself as a teacher's assistant in two pre-schools for a week.

    Why it's still so hard to have more early childhood educators in Singapore

    The clock is ticking for the pre-school sector, with an extra 3,000 teachers needed by 2020. Despite steps to make the profession more attractive, ...
  7. ITS Haier GE main

    How a Chinese fridge factory prevailed over General Electric, once the world’s best firm

    Haier was a small company in the 1980s when GE was raking in the money. Then a young manager took charge and made it China’s version of the ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. MIS Folks Kevin Chiam 4

    The challenges entrepreneurs face in Singapore, and what it takes to succeed

    Is Singapore a good place for inventors? What rejections should they be prepared for in running a start-up? Their struggles and successes speak of ...
  10. Insight Section 377 India main

    How did conservative India come to repeal S377’s ban on consensual gay sex?

    The decision to decriminalise homosexuality was not only greeted with relief by the LGBT community, it also found resonance in Indian society. The ...