Tag: class divide

MP Yaacob calls for middle-class Malays to help poorer families to avoid class divide

Singapore— Professor Yaacob Ibrahim, a Member of Parliament for Jalan Besar GRC and a former Cabinet minister, has warned of a possible class divide rising within the Malay community. To counter this, he called upon the middle-class among the Malay community to do more...

Financial assistance can help bridge the deepening class divide in Singapore

These days, the deepening class divide in Singapore has caused much more damage than differences in religion or race. It has led to discrimination, mistreatment of others, feelings of not belonging and higher rates of depression. Family service centre director Cindy Ng-Tay says more...