Tag: homeless

One thousand people homeless in Singapore, study shows

A study by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy found that there are one thousand homeless people in Singapore. Assistant Professor Ng Kok Hoe from the university, along with a team of close to 500 volunteer fieldworkers who covered all 12,000 blocks of...

Annoyed by ‘Baby Shark’? City plays the song to keep homeless from staying

The songs 'Baby Shark' and 'Raining Tacos' annoy parents, babysitters and other formerly sane adults in proximity to children. City officials are using these songs in West Palm Beach Florida as a property management tool. Three weeks ago, West Palm Beach officials began playing the catchy,...

Bukit Batok resident with OCD homeless after filling home to the brim with things, making it unlivable

Member of Parliament for Bukit Batok Murali Pillai took to Facebook on Saturday, November 24, to share the story of a resident who faced homelessness because of his Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Mr Murali wrote that the resident, Mr A, had filled his flat...

Homelessness: 404 families and 565 individuals supported in the last three years

Singapore's ministry of social and family development (MSF) acknowledged providing shelter to the needy in the recent sitting of the country's Parliament Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing in an oral reply to a question by member of Parliament for Aljunied Group...