‘Current Affairs’

CPF InTouch eMagazine Nov 2015

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MediShield Life is ‘live’! Learnt more about it researching and putting together this awareness piece for the CPF InTouch e-zine. Have been working on various other lifestyle and profile pieces for this publication – and among them similar awareness pieces like this one to highlight some of the important details on healthcare policy.

Business Times Opinion Piece

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Occasionally, I do interesting writing assignments where I interview and ghostwrite op-eds. In this project, I got to speak with Sir David Lane, one of the scientists credited with the landmark discovery of cancer gene p53 in 1979.

Unconventional (micro)credit

For Be an Idea Published December 2012 The Micro Credit Business Scheme (MCBS), launched last year, is the first of its kind in Singapore to grant loans to people with little or no income to start a business – giving them a rare chance to strike out on their own. How much does it cost… Read More

Our lives as work-at-home parents

Our lives as work-at-home parents

For Today Newspaper, Population Special Published 7 November 2012 Our lives as work-at-home parents As told to Sheralyn Tay Why the decision to have kids? Kelvin: Daphne made it quite clear from the beginning she wanted four to seven kids! Daphne: It came up quite early on when we were dating (I was 19, he… Read More

GE 2011 coverage: Goh Meng Seng

Grief must wait as NSP’s Goh works to woo Tampines

This was written as part of a TODAY Newspaper series of profiles of various candidates from both the PAP and opposition parties. It was rather poignant to spend the day with NSP with the shadow of death hanging so recently over them. Despite this, they did not mind my hanging about and chatted openly with… Read More

GE 2011 coverage: Baey Yam Keng

PAP’s ‘third horse’ Baey hits the ground running in a new ward

This was written as part of a TODAY Newspaper series of profiles of various candidates from both the PAP and opposition parties. The energy with which all the politicians tackle the door-to-door and meet-and-greet sessions is rather astounding; Baey Yam Keng would take two stairs at once and hardly faltered! PAP’s ‘third horse’ Baey hits the… Read More

GE 2011 coverage: Teo Soh Lung

SDP candidate for Yuhua SMC Teo Soh Lung on the campaign trail

This was written as part of a TODAY Newspaper series of profiles of various candidates from both the PAP and opposition parties. I was curious to meet Teo Soh Lung; she is one of the pioneers of Singapore’s political opposition and was detained in 1987 and 1988 under the Internal Security Act. Though rather media shy and… Read More

GE 2011 Coverage: Tin Pei Ling

This was written as part of a TODAY Newspaper series of profiles of various candidates from both the PAP and opposition parties. Pei Ling – surrounded by controversy during this period – held up well to the scrutiny despite her inexperience. Whatever her detractors say, her enthusiasm for her community was sincere.

GE 2011 coverage: Nicole Seah

A 70-year-old’s tip for Nicole Seah ...

This was written as part of a TODAY Newspaper series of profiles of various candidates from both the PAP and opposition parties. Nicole revealed herself to be a passionate, sincere and well-liked young woman of conviction.