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  1. Samsui Kitchen founder Ang Kian Peng supplies the elderly and the less fortunate with healthy food.

    The Singaporean who found a way for inmates, people with disabilities to help seniors

    He was a man with a plan to help others, but this restaurant executive had to first overcome resistance from his staff, suppliers and even those ...
  2. lee hsien loong at wisma geylang serai (1)

    Social and cultural heritage hub Wisma Geylang Serai officially opens

  3. OTRD We are family follow-up

    For three families who broke our viewers' hearts, an outpouring of help

    Their stories about their struggle against rare disabilities struck a chord with readers and viewers, who responded with offers of help of various ...
  4. Ms Ria Sharma (centre) set up an NGO called Make Love Not Scars to support acid attack survivors.

    The 26-year-old who’s giving hope to India’s acid attack victims

    Fashion graduate Ria Sharma chose a different life to help acid attack victims, and opened India’s first rehab clinic for them. The series ...
  5. Mr Yeo Siak Eing is fondly known as Ah Gong to residents.

    ‘Ah Gong’ of Eunos: Elderly peddler brings a community together in spirit of giving

    He earns little, but still gives to others, and even gives his goods away for free to those who can’t afford to pay. It’s this 74-year-old’s gift ...
  6. people rushing commuting walking to work

    Commentary: Cash-rich, time-poor wealthy are always in a hurry

    It seems that people with more money find more things to do with their time, so feel more time pressure, says Financial Times' Tim Harford.
  7. 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 ...
  8. The Chetti Melaka come from Hindu roots, but honour many religions.

    Meet the Chetti Melaka, or Peranakan Indians, striving to save their vanishing culture

    There are around 200 of them in Singapore. There could be a few thousand more, but so little is known of the community that many don’t know their ...
  9. Old HDB flats in Singapore

    In the search for solutions to the class divide, a call for more financial help

    More child support for low-income families, greater business efforts and HDB blocks comprising rental and BTO flats – can these help to overcome ...
  10. Regardless of class main

    Class – not race nor religion – is potentially Singapore's most divisive fault line

    That is the finding of the latest, and one of the largest, surveys on this topic, raising questions on whether the society is still based on ...