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TODAY Newspaper: Sunday Special

Till death do us part Sunday Special

I got to know Pauline, Barry and their sons as well as the Phuas in 2009 when I worked on a Legacy Album project for the Lien Foundation. Their stories of love, courage, acceptance, even sorrow, stuck with me. I pitched this piece for a TODAY Newspaper Sunday Special hoping these stories of love beyond… Read More

TODAY Newspaper: Face in the Crowd

jeremy

No bones about it BY SHERALYN TAY When life presents Jeremy Lim an obstacle, he makes the detour count for something He had grand ambitions of becoming a genetic scientist, delving into the mysteries of the human genome and extracting its secrets. So when it came to junior college, Jeremy Lim chose the Sciences route.… Read More

TODAY Newspaper: Sunday Special

Jia Jia finally makes an appearance and shows off being both cute and impressively strong

How could I pass on the chance to see pandas? It was a treat to spend a few days observing these gentle giants go about their business – which was little more than eat, sleep, poo and look cute.

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.