Just a month ago, he was losing hope. His leg had to be amputated after a road accident, his girlfriend left him and he was jobless.
Job-seeking attempts failed because nobody wanted a disabled man, Mr Kenneth Quek Yen Fei said.
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After dropping out of the modelling scene in 2005, South African Wendy Jacobs is back -- as a part-time corporate grooming and etiquette lecturer at the ITE School of Business & Services.
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From a pop star wife living the high-life in the US, to a congregation that was able to raise millions in a week.
From allegations of over $50 million embezzled, to the appointments of Senior Counsels as defence lawyers.
Some of his friends have graduated from university and are already working.
But he has just finished his polytechnic course, albeit with a near-perfect grade.
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He was in Secondary 3 when his life changed because of a book that was left on a coffee table by his father.
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He is known for his calm, even-tempered and Zen-like demeanour. Yesterday, Minister Khaw Boon Wan was less so.
He called Workers’ Party Chairman Sylvia Lim “self-righteous” and “arrogant”.
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As a Singaporean, he was comfortable and familiar on home ground as he attended the vigil at Hong Lim Park last evening. As a former Malaysian, he was thinking about his first home.
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