Biography of the Author Derrick A Paulo

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  1. Young people at a climate change rally in Singapore.

    How Singapore sees its millennials (and it's not a pretty picture)

    A nationwide survey uncovers cracks between the different ages, raising questions on whether the young are being ignored, as the documentary ...
  2. A robot modelled on mankind's oldest social interface: Humans.

    How AI is coming 'alive', replacing human roles — as robots or as wives

    The technology is being developed to be human-like, raising questions like whether artificial intelligence will walk beside people, or virtual ...
  3. Medical social worker Melissa Chew's job entails bringing comfort to both the living and the dead.

    When all a patient has at death’s door is one last hope, she steps in

    Melissa Chew's job as a medical social worker includes reuniting families, even at the eleventh hour, and tracking down a dead person’s next of ...
  4. (dp) OTRD generation gap green (1)

    A 71-year-old and her grandchild on a green journey together, to find closeness again

    Emma wants to save the earth from choking on waste. Mildred doesn’t see the point. On The Red Dot finds out whether this generation gap between ...
  5. Riot police try to disperse protesters in Hong Kong's tourism district Nathan Road on July 7, 2019.

    What lies ahead for Hong Kong, a city on edge

    Protests may not be unusual in Hong Kong, but with the gulf between its government and people never more evident, Insight examines where the city ...
  6. “Growing up here is special," says Daniel, even if being Jewish is “very hard" owing to Jewish laws.

    From special haircuts to speaking Hebrew, how Jews live in Singapore

    Whether they follow the orthodox code or are less strict, they are redefining, adapting and embracing Jewish life the Singaporean way. The series ...
  7. Wen Zi Xu's Chinese language — and mum's close supervision — is taking a toll on him.

    Parents know best, or do they? In today’s Asia, the dilemmas of overparenting

    The end goal is successful children. But trying to give them a head start in life can be a struggle in a fast-changing, competitive world, as the ...
  8. Muhamad Ridhwan Ahmad is the first Singaporean boxer to become a professional world champion.

    The Singaporean boxer who wouldn’t quit, in the ring and in business

    Despite lacking a manager, fighting a contract battle and almost throwing in the towel, Muhamad Ridhwan is still in the game, driven by his dreams ...
  9. Ricky Yu built a tenancy model driven by family development and neighbourly cohesion.

    In Hong Kong, the man with a novel solution to its housing, poverty issues

    Ricky Yu found decent homes for low-income Hongkongers, by rallying people to rent out their places at below market rates — in the world’s most ...
  10. Not only has Mohd Nur Azmi grown closer to his sons, they have also been his pillars of support.

    Grit and a whole lot of love: When single fathers rise to the challenge

    One parent rediscovers what it is to truly be a father after a traumatic divorce, another has been raising his daughter since she was one — two ...