Drawing on the S'pore can-do spirit
Thirty-four years ago, Mr David Yeo was resting at home when he heard what he thought was a bomb exploding. He ran to his balcony to see a cloud of dust where Hotel New World stood. The building had collapsed.
Clapping for front-line fighters: 'Why I started it'
Across the island at 8pm last Monday, the sound of people clapping burst from windows, balconies and doorways.
Shop owners go extra mile to keep staff who are like family
For two founders of a group of tourist-dependent stores in Haji Lane, although business is down, they do not intend to let go of any of the 12 staff.
App connects neighbours to do good in the 'hood
A student on home quarantine posted on an app asking for help getting new guitar strings, as his had broken. Almost immediately, several people responded, and one person living in his neighbourhood delivered strings to his doorstep, for free.
Switch from cabby to bus driver brings new hope
Ms Tan Soek Hwee, 54, thought she had chosen a successful road for the future when she switched to being a cabby two years ago after 30 years in a corporate IT sales role.
Nurse's daily wish is for patients to be discharged
He is a senior staff nurse on the front line at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases, where coronavirus patients are tended to, but Mr K. Renganathan is unfazed.