While I am not a beat reporter, I have a penchant for covering trending topics and stories which inspire change.

Here’s a collection of my favourite stories, which have been published on CNA, Meld Magazine and Property Observer.



Throwback Thursday: The taste of nostalgia lures snaking queues of A&W fans on opening day | CNA | April 2019

Confessions of a bubble tea addict: Not good for me, but it’s been good to me| CNA | November 2018

Popular Taiwan bubble tea chain Xing Fu Tang opens in Singapore | CNA | June 2019

Determination and a desperate daughter’s plea: The ban mian seller who turned her life around | CNA | December 2017

Meet the Santa Claus of Marsiling – who has something extra for the kids this year | CNA | December 2017

Chilli for a cause: 10-year-old raises funds for cancer-stricken hawker | CNA | July 2017


End of an era: Singapore bids Mambo Jambo at Jiak Kim St Zouk farewell | CNA | December 2016

stand up for our hawkers
Mr and Mrs Chun used to run a stall selling youtiao, curry puffs and vegetarian mee siam at Block 494, Jurong West Street 41. The eating house where their stall is located was razed to the ground in a fire on Oct 11. (Photo: Stand Up for our Hawkers)

Crowdfunding campaign set up for stallholders affected by Jurong West blaze | CNA | October 2016

Instant hit: Singapore’s first vending machine cafe draws queues | Channel NewsAsia | August 2016

Gotta cash ’em all: Businesses bank on Pokemon Go fever | CNA | August 2016

Purr-fect ending: Missing cat reunited with family after nearly two years | CNA | June 2016

‘I find new goals every day’: Technician who lost limbs after food poisoning | CNA | December 2015

Award-winning director Anthony Chen on ‘Ilo Ilo’ and the life of a filmmaker | Meld Magazine | August 2013

International students to receive public transport ticket concessions from Victorian Government | Meld Magazine | March 2014

Australian consulate now offering assistance to neo-Nazi gang attack victim Minh Duong | Meld Magazine | January 2014

Minh Duong case: Petitioner says he wasn’t out to fault the government | Meld Magazine | January 2014

“Sold out in a day”: Singapore haze triggers run on N95 masks in Australia | Meld Magazine | June 2013

The SEXtember Report: STIs & unplanned pregnancies among international students | Meld Magazine | September 2012




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