Welfare




Figures should serve as an alarm

Figures should serve as an alarm If more require financial aid despite economic growth, job creation and wage increases 04:46 AM Aug 19, 2011 Letter…


More taxing for charities?

More taxing for charities? Posted by theonlinecitizen on August 15, 2011 by: Leong Sze Hian/ I refer to the article “When a charity’s business does too well…


NKF reserves

Posted by theonlinecitizen on June 27, 201116 Comments 1Share Leong Sze Hian/ I refer to the reports “Charity sector to get public confidence boost” (Channel NewsAsia, Jun…


Needy: Pay $10 to get $6 back?

Posted by theonlinecitizen on June 24 Leong Sze Hian/ Source: fairpricefoundation.org When TOC’s Interim Chief Editor, Ravi Philemon, asked me to write something on the report “NTUC…


Homeless and Abandoned with Four Children

Posted by theonlinecitizen on June 21, 2011 by: Leong Sze Hian Miss Lee (not her real name) is a 37-year-old Permanent Resident (Malaysian citizen), with four young…


Elderly woman soon to be homeless

Leong Sze Hian Madam Tan (not her real name), is 60-years old and unemployed. She has been told to leave the homeless shelter, which has…