Tag: Swimming

A couple in Singapore go all out for their overachieving child

Singapore – "Is life challenging? For sure, yes. The fact is, we don't have a car or a maid as any typical family in Singapore would!" said Richard Tan in an exclusive to The Independent Singapore. It is common for parents to want the...

How we got that NS deferment: A parents’ story

The route to securing the first-ever National Service deferment -- for champion swimmer Joseph Schooling, 18 -- was long, arduous and expensive. His father, businessman Colin Schooling, 65, explains how he and his wife, May, did it. . . Q: What is it like being the...