He has a dining room with a 180-degree sea view, and a private beach lined with coconut trees just steps away. Meet Mr Syed Hassan, 65, the oldest lighthouse keeper who calls Raffles Lighthouse on Pulau Satumu his second home.
He was at the scene when the Little India riot broke out, and has helped to nab the two suspects involved in the kidnap of the Sheng Siong supermarket chief's mother. Meet Mr Roy Lim, 42, Assistant Superintendent of the Special Investigation Section.
They were some of the interesting personalities featured in a series, "People", which appears in the Home section of The Straits Times every Monday. We showcase some of the recent stories.
Mediator Gerald Singham uses his experiences to handle squabbles at home
Singapore's oldest lighthouse keeper shares the perks and challenges of his job
40-year psychiatric nursing veteran at IMH, Ms Therese Ann Galistan, has seen it all
Assistant Superintendent Roy Lim of the Special Investigation Section (SIS)
Helming the project, Ms Poh Li San says it won't be just a larger version of Budget Terminal.