Shea Driscoll

A Hong Kong-based Singaporean journalist, Shea was previously the deputy social media editor at Singapore's The Straits Times.
Shea Driscoll
A Hong Kong-based Singaporean journalist, Shea was previously the deputy social media editor at Singapore's The Straits Times.

Latest from Shea Driscoll

How China’s TikTok video app became a global sensation

Chinese-made short video app TikTok has taken the world by storm. Here’s what it's all about.

1 May 2019 - 3:38PM

Chinese-made short video app TikTok has taken the world by storm. Here’s what it's all about.

How China’s TikTok video app became a global sensation
The versatile Singlish phrase ‘OK lah’ and the various ways to use it

Singlish is the colloquial language spoken by Singaporeans. It’s a mishmash of English and Chinese, Malay and Indian influences. One common Singaporean phrase is “OK lah.” But depending on how you say it, it can mean many different things.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

Singlish is the colloquial language spoken by Singaporeans. It’s a mishmash of English and Chinese, Malay and Indian influences. One common Singaporean phrase is “OK lah.” But depending on how you say it, it can mean many different things.

The versatile Singlish phrase ‘OK lah’ and the various ways to use it
Abandoned by family, elderly Chinese man turns to nude modelling

‘I found my own happiness,’ says 89-year-old whose wife died over 20 years ago and children are estranged.

6 Jul 2018 - 11:31AM

‘I found my own happiness,’ says 89-year-old whose wife died over 20 years ago and children are estranged.

Abandoned by family, elderly Chinese man turns to nude modelling
Chinese father takes ‘shameful’ ear-picker job to pay for daughter’s cancer treatment

‘No matter how difficult it is, I have to do what I’m supposed to do,’ Chengdu father says

4 Dec 2018 - 2:30PM

‘No matter how difficult it is, I have to do what I’m supposed to do,’ Chengdu father says

Chinese father takes ‘shameful’ ear-picker job to pay for daughter’s cancer treatment
A Singlish guide to the North Korea summit

The leaders of the US and North Korea will be meeting for a historic summit in Singapore.

17 Nov 2018 - 4:26AM

The leaders of the US and North Korea will be meeting for a historic summit in Singapore.

A Singlish guide to the North Korea summit
Alibaba founder Jack Ma’s 5 top tips for entrepreneurs

Get ready to make sacrifices if you want to be an entrepreneur, Alibaba founder Jack Ma said at the grand final of the Jumpstarter 2017 start-up competition in Hong Kong.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Get ready to make sacrifices if you want to be an entrepreneur, Alibaba founder Jack Ma said at the grand final of the Jumpstarter 2017 start-up competition in Hong Kong.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma’s 5 top tips for entrepreneurs
The simple reason technology will never replace humans, according to Jack Ma
Seven more lessons for a successful career (and life) from Jack Ma
Eight lessons for a successful career (and life) from Jack Ma at Alibaba’s Gateway ‘17