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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…







Hong Kong better than S’pore?

I refer to the article “Memo to CY, Singapore isn’t better off” by Jake van der Kamp (South China Morning Post, Jun 12). Negative net…



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…


Give ex-cons a 2nd chance?

Sunday Times Sunday Inbox May 27, 2012 Public sector should lead in hiring ex-cons Last Sunday’s article, “Prison visit inspires young leaders to help”http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_800937.html reported that 1,586 prison…