Challenge Podcast: COVID-19 Special Edition

In this special edition of the Challenge Podcast, recorded in late 2021, public officers share their lessons from past crises and how they stepped up during the COVID-19 pandemic to help Singaporeans.

This series is hosted by Tajuddin Marhim, a Development Partner from Enterprise Singapore. Transcripts have been edited for clarity and language.


L-R: Mr James Chng, Mr Simon Salomon, Mr Jay Lee and host Tajuddin Marhim.

James Chng, a teacher of almost 30 years at Montfort Junior School, reflects on what he has learnt since SARS in 2003, and how students and teachers too had to adapt to virtual learning experiences for Home-based Learning during COVID-19.

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Simon Salomon, a Senior Housing Officer at the Ministry of Manpower, helped migrant workers with their concerns arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic – and shares a simple way Singaporeans can support them.

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Jay Lee, who works at the Ministry of Health, volunteered his time to help out as a vaccinator as part of the SG Healthcare Corps initiative at the MOH Vaccination Centres over the weekends.

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    Jul 6, 2022
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