Biography of the Author Derrick A Paulo

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  1. The conflict in eastern Ukraine has claimed over 10,000 lives.

    How fake news fanned the flames of war in Ukraine

    Before Mr Donald Trump deployed the term, and before Russian trolls tried to influence the 2016 US elections, the problem of fake news began in ...
  2. Japan Airlines' saviour was 77-year-old retiree and ordained Buddhist monk Kazuo Inamori.

    How a Buddhist monk turned CEO revived Japan Airlines from bankruptcy

    When JAL was state-owned, it had picked up some bad habits. After privatisation, it lacked the instinct for survival. Inside the Storm looks at ...
  3. OTRD We are the Pohan family main

    The struggle to bring up Tamimi, a 13-year-old with brittle bone disease

    What does it take to care for a child with disability, when even an act of holding him too hard would break his bones? On The Red Dot takes an ...
  4. Mortuary attendants wheeling a body trolley in the Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

    Inside the hospital mortuary, lessons in life and death

    CNA Insider gains unprecedented access to the TTSH mortuary and finds out what it is like working with dead bodies and what happens on the last ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. There are over 1,000 types of bananas worldwide, but the Cavendish variety is the big cash crop.

    The banana money trail: Prices rising in Singapore, but farmers not gaining

    The cost of bananas from the Philippines has shot up, but farmers are struggling with losses, so where is the money from consumers going to, ...
  7. The premum quality of Thai jasmine rice has come at an increasingly higher price.

    What politics and drugs have to do with the hike in rice prices

    As with some crops, the weather is one of the reasons Thai jasmine rice costs more – but the situation is more complex than just that. The series ...
  8. Riding on a Go-Jek motorcycle is often the only way to zip through Jakarta's jams.

    Go-Jek’s going places, but is it leaving its riders behind?

    The Singapore-bound ride-hailing provider is Indonesia’s most valuable technology start-up, last valued at about US$5 billion, so why do some of ...
  9. 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, ...
  10. As experts told Why It Matters, poverty is complex and is not only about not having enough money.

    How poverty tends to trap people into making poor decisions

    Weighed down by a scarcity mindset and tunnel vision, the poor are at risk of making choices that feed the poverty cycle. Sometimes they are out ...