Daily Archives: 2015-10-24

The Good Son: A story of love, fear and family

People learn through stories, often one another’s. There is nothing like a human story to bring home the realities of broad, abstract concepts from motherhood to immigration to even the death penalty. As a journalist I’ve seen stories transcend borders to help people connect, to make faraway situations seem instantly relatable. Once in a while you find yourself privy to …

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Jack Sim pays tribute to LKY with creations for auction

As part of the ONE Ball event on 31 October, ONE Singapore is auctioning three busts of Singapore’s former prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew. The three bronze statues were created by social entrepreneur, Jack Sim, who is also the founder of the World Toilet Organisation and the Base of the Pyramid Hub (BoP). Mr Sim has won many awards and has …

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2 more SGH patients test positive for hepatitis C

The Singapore General Hospital (SGH) has confirmed that two more of its patients who have passed through its renal ward between January and June have tested positive for the hepatitis C virus. In a statement on Friday (23 October), SGH said that it has informed the patients and their families, and will arrange for appointments with its hepatologists to advise …

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