SG COVID Diaries

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Covid-19 Diaries

SG COVID Diaries

COVID-19 diaries: A visually impaired man can’t see safe distances

Bernard Chew, 49, is blind and has encountered unusual challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode, he talks about his life during ...

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We are living through extraordinary times. COVID-19 has affected not just the big things like our economy, but also the day-to-day things like where we work, how we learn, and whether we are free to meet and mingle. The pandemic has changed the lives of countless ordinary people and this special capsule series aims to capture a small slice of those lives.

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Covid-19 Diaries
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08:56minutes

COVID-19 diaries: A visually impaired man can’t see safe distances

Bernard Chew, 49, is blind and has encountered unusual challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode, he talks about his life during ...
Covid-19 Diaries
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12:23minutes

COVID-19 diaries: A safe distancing ambassador takes name-calling in her stride

Cindy Tay is one of over 150 safe distancing ambassadors with the Singapore Tourism Board. In this episode, the former tour guide of 32 years ...
Covid-19 Diaries
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14:10minutes

COVID-19 diaries: A volunteer at the screening centre at NCID

Tan Xuet Ying, a senior speech therapist at Tan Tock Seng Hospital volunteered to be an assistant nurse to screen thousands of COVID-19 patients – ...
Covid-19 Diaries
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09:59minutes

COVID-19 diaries: A social worker protecting children via video

Vivyan Chee, Assistant Director at the Singapore Children’s Society talks about the challenges of speaking privately with vulnerable children and ...
Covid-19 Diaries
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11:17minutes

COVID-19 diaries: A working mum pulled in different directions

Sher-Li Torrey, a working mother with two children and one sitting for the Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) this year, talks about the ...
Covid-19 Diaries
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08:04minutes

COVID-19 diaries: A student worried about a big exam

Aiman Yusri, a 16-year-old sitting for his N-Level exams this year, reflects on the struggles of Home-Based Learning (HBL), missing football and ...
Covid-19 Diaries
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10:58minutes

COVID-19 diaries: A sad but special Hari Raya

Ashiqin Suhaimi, a flight attendant, reflects about all the things she misses in a COVID-19 Raya: Prayers at the mosque, buying new outfits and ...
Covid-19 Diaries
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09:32minutes

COVID-19 diaries: A nurse fighting on the frontlines

In this episode: Samuel Soon, a senior staff nurse at Tan Tock Seng Hospital reflects on being a healthcare professional, his fears of infecting ...