Noor Halid’s story is the first episode of The Other Sight of Singapore, ChannelNewsAsia’s web series that profiles Singaporeans who work rotating shifts or night jobs. The series finds out what their job entails and how they adapt to working non-traditional hours.

To overcome his sleepiness, Mr Halid would keep himself busy by cleaning the station and helping out at the convenience store. Now years into the job, he has gotten used to the non-regular work hours and has started to enjoy his job. He added that regular exercise helps him stay awake.