ST Singaporean of the year 2016
Mr Peter Lim Kok Seng, 54, used to look forward to his weekly swim at Hougang or Serangoon Swimming Complex. Now, he cannot run after the bus or lift heavy things, and he is limited to a quick dip in the pool.
With its mix of retro furniture pieces and minimalist elements, the offices at Wong Fong Industries' research and innovation centre look nothing like the Joo Koon building's industrial facade.
ST Singaporean of the year 2015
The organisers of The Straits Times Singaporean of the Year award had initially grappled with what the award should be about, said ST editor Warren Fernandez.