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SINGAPORE’S ELDERLY WORKING POOR REFLECTS WHAT A SHAMEFUL NATION WE ARE

The further danger, said Dr Ng, is that such rigorous means-testing would “discourage others who might actually qualify if they tried”. Ms Wong Yock Leng, a senior social worker with Tsao Foundation, said: “When you ask for ComCare assistance, they will check for everything… That’s why a lot of people don’t apply anymore after that. It’s so daunting, the whole process.”The shame of a 1st world nation?

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CHINESE TEACHER HELPS ADOPTED CHILDREN PRACTISE THEIR MUSLIM FAITH

The Sin Chew Daily reported that a Chinese woman from Kota Kinabalu adopted five Muslim children in the past 20 years. Kindergarten teacher Connie Wong, fondly known as Cikgu Wong, is a Buddhist but she makes sure the children, aged between 11 and 20, practise their faith. They attend religious classes in school and go for Friday prayers. Wong, 59, prepares halal food for them daily. During the holy month of Ramadan, she makes sure they observe fasting.

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