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A Week at All Saints Home, Part Two
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Last updated on March 29th, 2018 at 06:06 pmNote: This is the second of a two-part series on volunteers at All Saints Home. Read part one here. == Three days later, the ABBS volunteers gather at All Saints Home in Yishun. One by Read More

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A Week at All Saints Home, Part One
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Last updated on April 30th, 2018 at 02:01 pmNote: This is the first of a two-part series on volunteers at All Saints Home. Read part two here. == An old lady in a wheelchair looks up at me. She smiles and says something Read More

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Old Chang Kee switches to sustainable oil after petition hits 8K signatures
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Last updated on February 27th, 2018 at 10:23 amOld Chang Kee, local purveyor of curry puffs and other local snacks, has switched to using a more sustainable palm oil after a petition started by local students accumulated over 8000 signatures. According to the Read More

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‘The Past is not the Past’, an exhibition to remember
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Last updated on March 29th, 2018 at 05:21 pm“The party is not the….”, a visitor beside me squints into a portrait, trying to make out the tiny words handwritten just below it. After the words, an ‘Erica’ is signed. “The past is not Read More

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Petition supporting Jolovan hits 4915 signatures, delivered
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

The petition in support of Jolovan Wham, the activist who got slapped with 7 charges relating to organising public assemblies, has been delivered to the Prime Minister and Attorney General in both email and physical copy. Titled, “Drop charges against Jolovan Wham; Protect Read More

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HK Activist Joshua Wong expresses solidarity with Jolovan Wham
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Joshua Wong, more commonly known as the face of the Umbrella Movement protests in Hong Kong, has expressed his support for local activist Jolovan Wham on Twitter. The Umbrella Movement was a series of protests in 2014 calling for democracy in Hong Kong Read More

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Eulogy for Rev Dr Yap Kim Hao, an exemplary teacher of the Christian faith
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Rev Miak Siew In the middle of the forest lay a fallen redwood tree – it stood tall in its day – as tall as a 30-storey building, a giant above the rest. It lay on the forest floor now. We gather Read More

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Eulogy for Rev Dr Yap Kim Yao – friend, comrade, mentor
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib It’s too soon. Just last week I was asking a friend how Rev Yap was and that I should visit him at his home soon. But God loves him more. Rev Yap has been an inspiring figure. To me Read More

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The oldest man in the world dies at the age of 146-years-old
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

SRAGEN, Indonesia – Sodimejo, said to be the oldest man in the world, died at the age of 146 years on Tuesday, 2 May. The news of Sodimejo’s death, who is from Sragen, Solo, Indonesia, was delivered by the police deputy head of Read More

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Taiwanese trekker found alive after 47 days with girlfriend dead just days before rescue
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A Taiwanese trekker who went missing on a mountain in Nepal for 47 days was rescued Wednesday (26 Apr), but his girlfriend died just three days before rescuers discovered them. Taiwan News reported that an official from Asian Trekking agency, Madhav Basnet, found Read More

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