Activist Gilbert Goh recounted his experience of visiting a family with 11 members living together in a 3-bedroom apartment in Ghim Moh. A few of their family members suffer from health problems are in need of some help.
Jose Raymond, Vice-President of Singapore Swimming, refuted claims by Min Grace Fu that Team Singapore athletes are well-funded. He listed many examples of athletes who faced problems getting funding and suggested a review.
Workers' Party's Leon Perera spoke up about the restrictions to asking more questions in Parliament due to limited quota. He listed questions on transport, finance, parliamentary videos, etc that have not been answered since April.
Do you think Halimah Yacob has the adequate financial experience to manage our reserves? Why are candidates with good finances disqualified while Halimah automatically qualifies just because she is Speaker of Parliament? #PAPLogic
Workers' Party's Yee Jenn Jong is disappointed at the walkover and wonders if Presidents are not meant to go through elections, what with the 'lacking' results in PE1993 and PE2011. Do we really have to wait till the next election to show what we think and who we want as President?
A needy family living in a 3-room flat in Sengkang has electricity cut off after her Pay U reached zero value. The woman suffers from breast cancer, lost her job and her mother recently passed on. Do you think our welfare system is enough to help someone like her who's struggling to stay afloat?
The government announced that there will be more infrastructure projects over the next decade to help Singapore's economy. However, does this mean we should be allocating more money to infrastructure as compared to social welfare spending? Shouldn't we think of ways to help those in financial need instead?