Biography of the Author Christy Yip

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Christy Yip

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Jack's gift of life: Bringing forgotten joy and music back to the old
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    Jack's gift of life: Bringing forgotten joy and music back to the old

    Last year, he was preparing to die. But when busker Jack Tan survived, it spurred him even more to touch other lives - by bringing joy back to old ...
  2. Boogie down memory lane: Street-jamming seniors
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    Boogie down memory lane: Street-jamming seniors

    The old songs were disappearing. Chinatown was a quiet shadow of its former self after dark. Until these young-at-heart seniors brought the groove ...
  3. (xy) neighbourhood nurse
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    The neighbourhood nurse

    This nurse found her calling in one of Singapore’s low-income neighbourhoods. Here’s how Chua Yu Ru is helping elderly residents there stay out of ...
  4. Becoming Singaporean: What It's Like To Grow Up In A Filipino Migrant Family
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    Becoming Singaporean: What It's Like To Grow Up In A Filipino Migrant Family

    Crish and Carl Cruz arrived in Singapore with their parents and younger siblings in 2007, from their native Philippines. Over the years they've ...
  5. Keeping the faith during COVID-19
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    Keeping the faith during COVID-19

    Why did God allow the pandemic to happen? How can Muslims observe Ramadan; Christians celebrate Easter, Hindus the Tamil New Year and Sikhs ...
  6. Homeless shelter helps Malaysians sleeping rough in Singapore
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    Homeless shelter helps Malaysians sleeping rough in Singapore

    On March 18, 2020, Malaysia’s Movement Control Order took effect to contain COVID-19. To keep their jobs in Singapore, some Malaysians who usually ...
  7. 5 things to know about Singapore's Parsis
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    5 things to know about Singapore's Parsis

    Parsis were originally from Persia, or modern-day Iran. When Muslims conquered it some 1,400 years ago, Parsis - who believe in the ancient ...
  8. Inside a COVID-19 testing lab
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    Inside a COVID-19 testing lab

    What goes on inside a COVID-19 testing lab, where hundreds of swab samples a day have to be carefully processed round the clock? "The worst is ...
  9. CNA Insider Video: Debt Collectors VS Loan Sharks
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    Debt Collectors VS Loan Sharks: Explained

    Can the police help when someone owes you money? Many legal debt collectors get mistaken for loansharks or their runners who vandalise and use ...