Our contributor questions the decrease in number of households receiving financial aid despite the increase in unemployment and economic downturn. What's going on? Is the Government doing enough to help those who are needy but do not fall under Comcare's criteria?Read More »
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JOBLESS SINGLE MUM WITH AUTISTIC SON FACES BLACKOUT WITH ZERO PAY U UNIT
A jobless single mother with an autistic son is financially strapped again as she does not have enough money to go for job interviews. She said her PayU is almost zero and cannot last her for long.Read More »
PLUNGE IN DONATIONS IN ‘SPORE, DO WE HAVE LOWEST WELFARE SPENDING IN THE WORLD?
Has tax deduction somehow discouraged people from making donations? Our reader noticed a plunge in donations after SG50 and wonder if we can help needy Singaporeans if this continues.Read More »
MDM PRESIDENT SHOULDN’T QUALIFY IF SHE ONLY BASE THINGS ON “JUDGMENT”
Opposition politician Goh Meng Seng questions if Halimah Yacob has the necessary financial and economic understanding to qualify for Presidency instead of simply basing things on her "judgment". Previously, the Presidential hopeful said Presidency is not about numbers but exercising judgment. Do you agree?Read More »