Duo up for ST Singaporean of the Year

Their quick reactions in the face of danger saved lives. Mr Chalmers Chin (left) stopped an unconscious cabby's taxi by letting it hit his own car on the PIE. Mr Muhammad Riau Alfian rescued an elderly man trapped in a truck that had flipped on its s
Mr Chalmers Chin.ST PHOTOS: GAVIN FOO, ONG WEE JIN
Their quick reactions in the face of danger saved lives. Mr Chalmers Chin (left) stopped an unconscious cabby's taxi by letting it hit his own car on the PIE. Mr Muhammad Riau Alfian rescued an elderly man trapped in a truck that had flipped on its s
Mr Muhammad Riau Alfian.ST PHOTOS: GAVIN FOO, ONG WEE JIN

Their quick reactions in the face of danger saved lives. Mr Chalmers Chin stopped an unconscious cabby's taxi by letting it hit his own car on the PIE. Mr Muhammad Riau Alfian rescued an elderly man trapped in a truck that had flipped on its side. They are the first two nominees to make the shortlist for The Straits Times Singaporean of the Year 2019 award. To nominate someone or find out more, go to str.sg/soty19nominate.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 26, 2019, with the headline 'Duo up for ST Singaporean of the Year'. Print Edition | Subscribe