Tag Archives: welfare

GRABTAXI DRIVER KENA ACCIDENT – CAN’T GET EMERGENCY FUND FRM GRAB

I myself is above the regular driver and recently was involve in an accident and as i am 1 level above the normal driver, every month they will set aside a sum of $ for my emergency use (ie hospitalise, accident or emergency use). But after i had met with an accident, i tried to withdraw the $ out, they tried all ways and means to forfeit them. In the end they suceed!

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PRIVILEGED PEOPLE, STOP LOOKING DOWN ON PEOPLE ASKING FOR WELFARE!

What really disgust me is all these privileged people who most likely never had to worry about being able to go to school, being judged based on skin colour(it fucking happens if you are Chinese DON'T try to argue me on this point)Not having enough options till you have to resort to crime. There are people in singapore who do not enjoy the same amount of privilege as you, there are poor people here, there are people who have to worry about their next meals.

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PITIFUL COMCARE ASSISTANCE, HOW TRUE IS “WITH YOU FOR YOU FOR S’PORE”?

I received in the mail today – an 86 page booklet “With You For You For Singapore“. On page 9, it states that “We expanded social safety nets, We shared the fruits of our economic growth, redistributed surpluses and used income from investing our reserves to help Singaporeans. Why can’t the ComCare annual report just disclose the average amount of monthly financial assistance per household? Looking at the above statistics – do you agree with “With You For You For Singapore”?

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BOTH THE WP & PAP’S VICTOR LYE INCAPABLE OF IMPROVING MY WELFARE

The problem with the WP is that they're not prepared to win a GRC and run a Town Council and are thus, overwhelmed by these issues to spare enough time to look into resident's welfare besides the occasional kopi sessions and free hair cut. They also do not have a comprehensive backup plan when the PAP advisers cut off the local ComCare assistance following the WP victory. Our plight will go on and on with many more of such stories until the rest of the 60% wake up and put a stop to all these!

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SMRT DOESN’T CARE ABOUT THE WELFARE OF ITS TAXI DRIVERS

It seems that most taxi companies here doesnt care about the well fare of their taxi drivers. My husband kept informing his company,SMRT that the smell of carbon monoxide kept leaking into the cab. It is very often that a feedback is given to the technical team but no actions are being taken. They responces would be,"Oh its like that one..". How can that be? How can an employee be working day and night in a hazardous enviroment? This is very irresponsible of SMRT.

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S’PORE PR: I REFUSE SG CITIZENSHIP BECAUSE OF S’PORE’S CRAP WELFARE POLICIES

I just want to bring to your attention that there is a large group of PRs living in Singapore with their Singapore family. I am one of them. I married my wonderful Singaporean wife and have been living here since the late 80s, way before the so called ‘FT’ issue came into being. We have 2 wonderful sons and in case you think they are skipping NS, one finished his and is currently studying in a local university. The other will be serving his next year. All are singaporeans except myself.

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Welfare: Govt still missing the point

Indonesia too has a problem with its fuel subsidy: it’s eating up a growing share of the budget, and meanwhile Thailand has a problem with its rice subsidy for farmers. It’s so bad that there are reports that there are farmers not receiving the subsidy. The govt doesn’t have the money. S’pore govt doesn’t have this problem: the govt doesn’t do subsidies (except in public housing, healthcare and public tpt*: though even PAP Wormtongues** like that Jason chap cannot explain where the subsidies are in healthcare and public housing: they can only repeat parrot-like the govt’s statements about the subsidies, which is there is a subsidy).

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Welfare: Govt still missing the point

If the PAP wants to reconnect with the 40% of voters who voted against the PAP in the last GE, and please its base (including the 35% that “Die, die must vote PAP” , it should rethink its Hard Truth that welfare spending is consumption, not investment. However anti-PAP paper activists should be glad that the govt is unlikely to change its thinking. As ex-scholar Donald Low put it: “What all this points to is that we really need a more robust welfare system that gives Singaporeans much greater assurance of income when they are unemployed, old or sick. The low fertility rate and the desire of even well-to-do Singaporeans to retire somewhere else are signs that the state needs to craft a new social contract with Singaporeans, that it needs to develop more mechanisms to pool risks and give Singaporeans security.

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