InspirAsians

InspirAsians

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The farmer who gave them light

With little more than his own resourcefulness, he turned the river's power into electricity for 600 homes. #InspirAsian

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The Kuching town hero who brought hope

“I’m a t-shirt salesman earning RM2,000 a month. If I can help 191 families in need, many of us can help many more.” #InspirAsian

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The farmers' tech hero

Indebted to and cheated by middlemen, Indonesia's farmers now have a way to cut them out, thanks to an app creator. #InspirAsian

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Matron's house of tough love

Sick, suicidal and shunned, HIV+ women find refuge with a tough Malaysian grandma who refuses to let them "rot away". #InspirAsian

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The school that Bang Jack built

A humble parking attendant is ensuring no impoverished child in his village gets left behind. #InspirAsian

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Feeding flood victims and the homeless

A couple and their catering kitchen are rallying Malaysians across the country to help when the need arises. #InspirAsian

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Singaporean David Chen had to convince farmers in Myanmar that he could increase their yields.

How a Singaporean is changing the fates of rice farmers in Myanmar

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Passion or grades?

Talking Point collected water samples across the island, including from taps in dirty surroundings.

Drink water from a public toilet? Singapore's taps put to the test

Bangladeshi migrant worker Joy Sudip Bhadro set up the only vocational institute in his hometown.

Inspired by Singapore’s education system, Bangladeshi migrant worker starts polytechnic

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

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