Biography of the Author Derrick A Paulo

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  1. LU new spaces to build homes main

    In land-scarce Singapore, new spaces for homes on the sea and in the air, possibly

    A floating island and apartments perched over roads and old buildings are just some of the ideas for how Singapore could overcome its land ...
  2. Changi technology avatar

    How Changi Prison is taking to video analytics and facial recognition in a big way

    Prison surveillance is going high-tech with smart systems that could help officers be more aware of inmates' behaviours as part of moves to ...
  3. Who mourns the elderly poor when they die alone? This compassionate 80-year-old does.

    The 80-year-old who cares for the lonely elderly poor, in life and death

    Lim Hang Chung founded a welfare society to provide Chinese medical services, and then realised he could do much more by giving those in need a ...
  4. MCI ITE Elevate lab class

    ‘We’re passing them hope’: The ITE student who found her purpose uplifting others

    Coming out of a low point, teenager Ng Pei Ying was “desperate” to make something of her life - when a pilot project called ELEVATE came along, ...
  5. Thailand is the first Southeast Asian country to legalise the use of cannabis for medical purposes.

    Promising or harmful? A debate ensues after Thailand legalises medical cannabis

    Is the tide of opinion turning? Is Southeast Asia becoming soft on the war on drugs? And what do the recent trends mean for Singapore? The ...
  6. Mr K Shanmugam's remarks came prior to a joint statement by the Home Affairs and Health ministries.

    ‘It’s bunkum’: Shanmugam on pharma claims about cannabis for medical use

    Government distinguishes between therapeutic products containing compounds from the plant, and “raw, unprocessed” cannabis, which has harmful effects.
  7. Models of the houses of the Orang Laut, sea people who navigated Singapore's waters for centuries.

    In search of the real Singapore stories, beyond Raffles

    As the bicentennial commemorations begin, questions are being asked on what Singaporeans know about their roots and how they look upon the past ...
  8. The “temperature danger zone” for cooked food is between 5°C and 60°C.

    What’s being done to keep your catered food safe

    Ahead of the busy Chinese New Year period, Talking Point goes behind the scenes of a catering kitchen to find out what goes on with your food and ...
  9. Nathanael, aged five years and one month, is sent to take a train by himself for the first time.

    Are Singaporean pre-schoolers more independent than we think they can be?

    It’s been said before that Singaporeans tend to be helicopter parents. But one group of parents have decided to let go, and send their tiny tots ...
  10. OTRD We are family follow-up

    For three families who broke our viewers' hearts, an outpouring of help

    Their stories about their struggle against rare disabilities struck a chord with readers and viewers, who responded with offers of help of various ...