Biography of the Author Christy Yip

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Christy Yip

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  1. Hundreds of patients are checked daily at Singapore's Covid-19 screening centre.

    Inside Singapore’s COVID-19 screening centre, on the front line against the disease

    As the number of cases continues to rise, it is all hands on deck at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and the National Centre for Infectious Diseases, where ...
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    'Your website will save lives’: NUS graduate builds translation portal for medical teams treating migrant workers

    With increasing cases of COVID-19 among migrant workers, this young woman built doctors and nurses a website overnight to help bridge the language ...
  3. covid tuition 3

    ‘We’re ready to help’: University students rallying volunteers to give free tuition

    Just as full home-based learning kicked in, two student-led initiatives were launched to provide support for students in need of extra coaching.
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    ‘I’m losing money, might as well do good’: The hawkers helping the helpless

    One young hawker has pledged free meals, no questions asked; while a chicken rice seller is selling at below-cost, or giving away free to the ...
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    ‘Singaporean or Malaysian, they’re people’: How shelter volunteers rallied to help workers sleeping rough

    Barely opened and ready, Transit Point @ Margaret Drive stepped up – with the help of hundreds of volunteers – to shelter those left out in the ...
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    Stuck in Singapore: 24 hours with a Malaysian technician

    On Mar 17, as Malaysia prepared to close its borders amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Sumon Nuam and around 100,000 other Malaysian workers chose to ...
  7. A1 food insecurity 32

    Why in a cheap food paradise, some Singaporeans are still going hungry

    A cleaner unable to work, a family with a 4-room flat, a single dad in debt – those experiencing food insecurity are more diverse than you think.
  8. Going Hungry In Singapore, A Cheap Food Paradise
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    Going Hungry In Singapore, A Cheap Food Paradise

    Singapore is famous for its cheap hawker food, including the cheapest Michelin-starred meal in the world. Why does hunger, or food insecurity, ...
  9. Feeding The Hungry, And How To Do It Better | Special Report, Part 2/2
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    Feeding The Hungry, And How To Do It Better | Special Report, Part 2/2

    In a 2018 paper, at least 125 food assistance groups were identified in Singapore. Yet, there are folks in need who still get infrequent or no ...
  10. 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 ...