Archive for 八月, 2017

The 81-year-old woman inspiring a nation to recycle

An 81-year-old who set up an all-woman rubbish collection team in her village in Lebanon now has a stream of visitors asking how she did it. For nine months in 2015 and 2016 rubbish piled up on the streets of the capital, Beirut, and even now a lack of landfill sites means some of the city’s waste is being thrown in the sea. Zeinab Mokalled has shown that when government fails, do-it-yourself local initiatives can work.

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Joyful reunion as Grab Singapore driver meets baby born in his car

Liyana, Musaddiq and Singh, together with the couple’s two children. (Photo: Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore)

Almost two weeks after a woman gave birth to a baby boy in the backseat of his car during a Grab ride to the National University Hospital (NUH), Alvinder Singh reunited with the newborn and his parents.

The 28-year-old operations manager on Friday (25 Aug) visited airport emergency officer Musaddiq Khamis, 27, and his wife Liyana, 28, at the Upper Serangoon home where little Ahmad Luqmaan has been staying since his discharge from hospital.

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走出自杀阴影 脑麻痹患者用脚写书:不要放弃希望

黄忠龙患有脑麻痹,身体会时常痉挛,行动不方便,但他乐观面对生活。

“如果我可以做到,你也能做到。不要放弃希望。”38岁的黄忠龙( Wesley Wee)自出生就患有脑麻痹,他时常痉挛、无法行走、无法自己吃饭上厕所,也无法清楚地说话表达自己。他一度绝望,多次企图自杀,不过,在七年前遇到妻子后,他找到了活下去的动力,白天努力卖纸巾赚钱,晚上则用脚趾打字写书。经过五年半的时间,他也终于完成了作品,并得到不小回响。

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Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’ saving flood victims

A tiny, frail lady – her silver grey hair tucked under a white head scarf with a red floral trim – stands defiantly at a relief camp she set up for minority people displaced by Pakistan’s recent deadly flooding.

Eighty-one-year-old German nun Ruth Pfau is surveying the needs of hundreds whose homes were washed away.

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苏志燮 有情有义有态度

《军舰岛》在韩国上映,动员最多粉丝包场应援的,是他;置身新加坡首映礼现场听到迎来场内最热烈尖叫声的,也是他。

不是一般人眼中的帅,他说天生不是大众喜欢的脸,出道时撑了很久才被接受。

但男人之中,苏演员活得确实有型。

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Farmers’ best friend: ‘Uber tractors

NIGERIA • For small-scale farmers in Nigeria, especially in the northern parts of the country, getting tractors to use on their farmlands to boost their yield has always been difficult.

Many farmers cannot afford to buy one due to the high cost, while the country’s federal government, as the major supplier of tractors, meets only a fraction of their needs. The Food and Agriculture Organisation ranked Nigeria 132 out of 188 countries surveyed on agricultural mechanisation.

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从手机应用知道有人病发 学生英雄2年救5陌生人

林天成在打破玻璃取钥匙的过程中,手指被割伤。

手机应用“myResponder”显示有人心脏病发,两名工艺学院生分工合作,一人做心肺复苏,一人去取心脏除颤器,火速救人。

当中,18岁救人的学生英雄过去两年,已通过“myResponder”帮过至少五个人。

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