On Good Friday, a fire swept through a 10th-floor HDB flat in Sengkang belonging to a single mother and her 3 children. The fire damaged the entire master bedroom, toilets, and sewerage pipes, as well as part of the living room. Her upstairs neighbour's toilet was also damaged and she might have to pay for those damages. To help her out, the Restaurant & Bar Hoteliers Alliance (RBHA) came together to raise funds for this poor family during this time of need.Read More »
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Other pertinent issue raised by the resident was why the residents were not consulted if TC funds were used, why the TC hired the most expensive lawyer to represent them as if the case was strong, then even the cheapest lawyer can also ensure a Court victory over the WP, why there were no 3 quotations done to hire the lawyers representing the TC, and did the TC actually breach any rules and regulations in using the TC funds.Read More »
A mother is raising funds for her son's cancer and autism treatment. They are foreigners living in Singapore and thus are not entitled to medical subsidies. Help them if you can!Read More »
WHY GOVT CAN SPEND $800K ON RUBBISH BIN CENTER, BUT COMMUNITY HAVE TO RAISE $ FOR HAWKERS AFFECTED BY JURONG FIRE?
It is heartening to see that businessmen, temples, clan associations and other organisations have come together to help raise $280,000 of the $600,000 to build a temporary market for stallholders who lost their source of livelihoods in the Jurong West fire. Kudos to this kind-hearted people for being part of the community effort!Read More »
I refer to the article “PwC calls for tax system review to generate funds for growth, social programmes” (Channel NewsAsia, Nov 19). It states that “This will also help to cater to the growing need for increased government revenue to fund more social and welfare programmes.”” Budget surplusRead More »
There is a lot of talk about CPF and how it might be a PAP con to keep Singaporeans' money forever. CPF is a tricky issue, and I'd like to talk about the issue and propose partial solutions to problems Singaporeans face in as simple and non-inflammatory a way as possible. On one hand, it is in the public interest for everyone to have enough retirement funds. Yet it also is in the public interest that everyone gets to use the funds when they are in need, especially today.Read More »