Welfare


Homeless in Singapore?

Where do the homeless go? There seems to be a perception that people in homeless shelters normally don’t get evicted, I have come across many…




Homeless family lives in an office

Amy (not her real name) (“HDB: 18 appeals and still homeless”, TOC, Jun 11, 2011)http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/06/hdb-18-appeals-and-still-homeless/ came with her 39 year old brother, David (not his…




$1 Tax = $4.25 Benefits: Really?

Posted by theonlinecitizen on March 5, 2012  ~ By: Leong Sze Hian ~ I refer to the article “Grow economy to forge inclusive society: “DPM”…


Never-ending need for donations

Posted by theonlinecitizen on February 29, 2012  ~by: Leong Sze Hian~ I refer to the article “Donations to CDCs up 5% to S$10.9m” (Today, Feb 28). …


Spend $30 million to disburse $61 million?

Posted by theonlinecitizen on February 28, 2012 ~by: Leong Sze Hian~ I refer to the increase in funding to family service centres of about $100 million, over the…