Tar Pau Uncle in Holland Close

Mr Freddie Soh has been offering his tar pau service at Holland Close for four decades, and caters to more than 100 residents daily. ST PHOTOS: JONATHAN CHOO

Every morning, residents of Holland Close are greeted with a scrumptious spread of hawker food for their breakfast, ranging from steaming boxes of porridge to freshly made nasi lemak to kuehs.

The food items are not on display at a hawker centre though, but are for sale from a table placed outside a hardware store at Block 31.

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Facing the future bravely – together

INDIA • Sheroes Hangout, with its tasteful decor and lively graffiti, is tucked away between some nondescript eateries, across from a five-star luxury hotel.

In Agra, famous as the city of the Taj Mahal, the cafe is on the map for a unique reason: It is run by women who have survived acid attacks.

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中风阿姨热心义工活动 “人家帮过我 我帮回人家”

一位住在大巴窑一房式组屋的阿姨,因中风行动不便,不过,她乐于当义工帮助年长人士,每天也主动照料好几名独居老人。《8频道新闻》团队就侧拍了她今天的行程,看看她如何尽一份力发挥爱心。

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From Baghdad to the bar: A blind refugee’s journey

As Aphra watched her son Allan graduate from Cambridge University last month, she thought back to the moment he was born.

“I’m so sorry your baby is blind,” a neighbour in Baghdad had said.

Aphra became the talk of the town because of the taboo associated with her son’s condition.

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Don’t Hide Them In The House

Mr Quek likes working on the mushroom farm at Edible Garden City, alongside friends with Down Syndrome.

Three days a week, Quek Hong An, 31, wakes up early, all excited and prepped for work. He commutes to mushroom farm Edible Garden City in Queensway, where he learns how to prepare substrate for the mushrooms to grow.

By most measures, Mr Quek leads a rather ordinary life – but for a person born with Down Syndrome, ordinary is good.

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法证科学家受训辨笔迹 竟发现同窗遗书

林馨敏专门进行文件鉴定,在显微镜下分析字迹、印刷术和印章等。

入行受训钻研笔迹,学习辨别遗书真伪时,竟意外发现同窗同学当年自杀前留下的遗书,高级法证科学家吃惊之余,也感受到自己肩负的使命感,决定细读每一个字体的一笔一划,从字迹中寻找真相。

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Quit the rat race to support refugees

When her dad died unexpectedly, Dumfries woman Mhoirbheinn Doyle could hear some of his words of wisdom ringing in her ears.

“He told me life was too short to be working all the time, and that I should get out and see the world while I was young”, she said.

Earlier this year, the 25-year-old decided to take his advice when she packed in her office job and fled to Greece.

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