And in fact, they are hidden in plain sight. Activist Gilbert Goh got a shock of his life when he stumbled upon elderly men sleeping rough at a secluded void deck with mattresses and foldable chairs. “You don’t simply walk around after dinner straight into a unplanned homeless den in …Read More »
Tag Archives: homeless
Singapore’s Heartless Government Punishes Homeless Man For Breaching SHN!?!
Rozman Abdul Rahman, 41, returned to Singapore from Batam in March 2020 after sending his Indonesian wife home. He was supposed to be on stay-home notice (SHN). Unfortunately, he did not have a home to go to. Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers asked him to go back to Batam …Read More »
AS HALIMAH MOVES TO ISTANA, HOMELESS WOMAN @ KHATIB REMAINS HOMELESS
Something that has been bothering me ever since news of "Mdm President" move out of her Yishun flat to go to her "Istana Gym".Read More »
S’PORE NEEDS TO TAKE HOMELESS PROBLEM SERIOUSLY, STARTING WITH RELEASING STATISTICS
I refer to the article “Extraordinary People: A friend to the homeless” (Channel NewsAsia, Sep 24).Read More »
MND ORDERS TO SHUT CAT MUSEUM, ORPHANED CATS WILL SOON BE HOMELESS
The Cat Museum, which provides a home for orphaned cats, will soon be homeless after the Ministry of National Development sent them an enforcement notice to evict them. This is despite them passing NEA and AVA inspections. Why?Read More »
NETIZEN CROWDFUNDS TO HELP PREVENT M RAVI FROM BECOMING HOMELESS
Human rights lawyer M Ravi has been hospitalised since 17 July (he is still in hospital). On the day that he was hospitalised – he was supposed to appear in court as the bank mortgagee had sued to foreclose on his 3-room HDB flat, for the arrears of $7,452.Read More »
MUSLIM FAMILY MAY LOSE HOME DURING RAMADAN
A Muslim couple may lose their Housing & Development Board flat by 30 June if they cannot find the money to pay $414, the equivalent of 3 months rental. The husband works as a pest controller and earns $1000 before CPF deduction. His wife stays at home to look after the children.Read More »
MASKED WOMAN FOUND SLEEPING IN FIELD NEAR LASELLE. WHAT SHE DOING AH?
A masked woman was found sleeping in an open field near Laselle College of the Arts at McNally St. The netizen who discovered her filmed his confrontation with the woman, who was frightened out of her sleep by the video taker.Read More »
DOES ANYONE KNOW THIS ELDERLY MAN SLEEPING UNDER 409 YISHUN RING ROAD?
The aunt of one of our readers, Linda, found an elderly man sleeping under Block 409 Yishun Ring Road at around 10.45PM on Tuesday (18 April). When she tried to offer the man a shawl, he did not respond as he was sleeping too soundly.Read More »
MEDIA USES PONDING AND DISPLACED TO PAINT A NICER PICTURE OF SG
A few years back when the skies opened up, and Orchard Road faced the first of its flooding issues, the media reported it as ponding. Well, how can it be a flood if there were no homes washed away, or people getting lost in the flooding, unlike our neighbouring countries. Those are proper flood. Singapore, we call it ponding. Most recently, the plight of the homeless are getting the spotlight, as they are now more brazen and no longer hide away in Singapore's dark alleys and corners. Now the homeless can be found in shopping malls. Guess what? The media report to this group as the displaced. Displaced?Read More »