Read these 3 reports in the last couple of weeks:
1. A couple expecting their first-born lived in a lorry for two years because they could not afford to rent a flat. (ST)
2. A man spent at least five months sleeping in a 24-hr McDonald’s outlet after losing his flat due to financial difficulties. They call such people “McRefugees”. (ST)
3. An income supplement for elderly Singaporeans at the bottom of the financial ladder has received 2,300 appeals. (TODAY)
Meanwhile, at the F1 track, bankers “vie to throw the sexiest parties with the most oomph.” One said: “You’ve got to have glamour and prestige.” (BT)
We’ve lost our way.