Tag: Poverty line

79-year-old struggles to make a living, selling 65 used cans for a dollar

A video of a Singaporean's interaction with a 79-year-old needy senior citizen is circulating online. In the conversation between the elderly man and Facebook user Kilmar Wong, the senior citizen reveals that he makes a living by collecting and selling used cans. According to the...

Poverty: A varsity forum raises pertinent questions

Without an official poverty line, it's difficult to say whether it exists or not, but forums and studies keep throwing thought-provoking analysis IN September, the faculty of arts and social sciences at National University of Singapore (NUS) organised a forum, Building an inclusive society: understanding...