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S'pore family brings CNY reunion dinner to 90-year-old matriarch in hospital palliative care

She even had the chance to participate in the cooking.

January 24, 08:38 am



128 elderly living alone invited to 8-course meal on CNY Day 1 at Outram Park restaurant

These people make Singapore a better place.

January 22, 04:12 pm



S'pore family grew up on offshore island 15 mins away, lived in house as big as 12-room HDB flat

The island is a 15-minute boat ride away from mainland Singapore.

January 19, 08:54 pm



Fasting alone & suspected by parents of being radicalised: Life as a S'pore Chinese Muslim convert

As a Chinese Muslim, Darren Mak has a unique perspective about the challenges of being Muslim in Singapore. He shares this as well as his journey to conversion.

January 18, 11:20 am



S'pore student who lost dad to cancer just before O-Levels: I want to thank him for everything he has taught me

Nazrul's story shows the importance of family, especially during tough times.

January 14, 09:45 am



Visually impaired 23-year-old S'porean goes on first solo trip to Seoul, has time of his life

Despite struggling with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy for the past eight years, 23-year-old Ageng Setiyawan has found a meaningful vocation in life, and even went on a week-long solo trip — and survived.

January 12, 11:59 am



23-year-old S'porean learnt sign language in 2016, can now interpret songs & advocates for the Deaf

If your new year resolution is to learn a skill, sign language can be one.

January 1, 07:20 pm



S'porean has been collecting Coca-Cola bottles since 1998, stops counting after spending S$50,000

So that he can tell his wife 'I don't know' when she asks how much he's spent.

December 30, 2019 @ 09:46 am



S'porean lawyer with schizophrenia used to hear death threats on the radio & see messages on TV

Rayner Gooi has been living with schizophrenia for the past 20 years. He explains why the condition is so terrifying, how he keeps it at bay with medication and art, and why another relapse might be fatal.

December 30, 2019 @ 09:06 am



Veteran night nurse at Mount E: ‘No matter how bad the situation we do not turn cases away’

Nurse manager Lee Gek Huay has been with the hospital for 39 years now, almost from the day it opened.

December 28, 2019 @ 10:03 am

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