Welfare

Only 3,800 on Public Assistance?

Lonely and ‘waiting to die’ I refer to the article “Lonely and ‘waiting to die’, Singapore’s elderly poor find hope in many helping hands” (Channel…


Elderly poor: 10 damning statistics?

Elderly workers: Many working out of need I refer to Ng Kok Hoe’s article “Elderly workers: Many working out of need, not out of choice”…



Sungei Rd: Lots of help – really?

Help ongoing for Sungei Road vendors I refer to the article “Help ongoing for soon-to-be displaced Sungei Road vendors” (Straits Times, May 12). It states…



The shame of a 1st world nation?

The faces and insecurities of Singapore’s elderly working poor I refer to the article “Ploughing on: The faces and insecurities of Singapore’s elderly working poor”…




How can CPF funds got “bankruptcy risk”?

I refer to the Special Needs Trust Company’s reply “Public Trustee’s involvement invaluable to SNTC” (Straits Times Forum, Apr 7) to Madusoodanan Janardanan Pillai’s letter “Have CPF…