Tag: heartlanders

Arts reimagined for the heartlander

Instead of  trying to reach out to the man in the street with populist fare, this year's Singapore International Festival of Arts will attempt something new. It will provide a bridge for the heartlander to appreciate the so-called heavier items. With a programme that includes...

Money-lending: a blight in the heartlands

The problem with moneylending in the heartlands is that the lenders are there in such large numbers. Will “regulating” these monleylenders cut down the numbers? There are 206 licensed moneylenders in Singapore, which is 27 per cent above the ideal number of moneylenders according to...