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  1. 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 ...
  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. 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 ...
  4. Mr Kevin Chiam's special set of kitchenware, called Folks, has helped his friend Rosie Wong.

    Local toymaker Mighty Jaxx keen to produce kitchenware for the blind

    Young designer Kevin Chiam’s sought-after invention for the visually impaired was on ice, but the local cult toy brand saw its potential and now ...
  5. 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, ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Suresh Prabhu Made his name as India’s Minister for Railways

    WTO needs to be reformed, not destroyed, says Indian trade minister

    Dismantling the organization that US President Donald Trump has threated to pull out of would be a disaster for world trade, says Suresh Prabhu.
  8. 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 ...
  9. Grayden Tan and his classmates. At birth, he was within the third percentile in the growth chart.

    Should parents worry if their child is too short?

    Concerned parents in Singapore are opting to boost their children’s height in a number of ways, from hormone injections to an egg a day – some ...
  10. hawker centre

    Profit margins for hawker fare? As low as 20 to 30 cents

    Some consumers are unwilling to pay more for that bowl of fish ball noodles or ban mian, as Talking Point discovers. What might it take for higher ...