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SHISHA BAN: ANOTHER HIGH-HANDED MOVE BY THE GOVT TO DESTROY PEOPLE’S LIVELIHOODS?

Civil servants don’t have to worry too much about their rice bowl – it’s supposedly iron in nature. Government scholars too don’t have much to fear. If they can’t cut it, well, at most they get sent to NTUC. What about the small-time businessmen in Singapore who spend their days worrying about maintaining their assets, covering costs, and earning just enough to feed their families? They don’t have a ‘NTUC’ to fall back on. It stings when their livelihoods are taken away, and when it’s done on a whim, by the government, the pain penetrates deeper.

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