Tag: Poverty

Jamus Lim calls for official poverty line in S’pore to be established

  Singapore – In one of the series of social media posts explaining his maiden speech in Parliament, Workers' Party (WP) parliamentarian Jamus Lim called...

Dr Tan Cheng Bock on poverty in Singapore: “many citizens do not even have...

Following the Progress Singapore Party’s (PSP) ‘PSP TALKS’ series, Dr Tan Cheng Bock shared the full speech of Yeoh Lam Keong, the former GIC...

Najib kept Malays poor and dependent on handouts for political gains: analyst

Malaysia's ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak kept Malays poor and dependent on handouts for his political gains, says a political watcher in Malaysia. Ahmad Farouk Musa,...

Avoid donating cooking oil, soy sauce or instant noodles to the needy – vouchers...

Local welfare organisation ‘Keeping Hope Alive’, whose struggle is to provide the underprivileged with a better quality of life, suggested that people should have...

Elderly couple plead for single-sized mattress from welfare organization

An elderly couple who have no mattress to sleep on made an unusual request to a welfare organisation. They only want one single-sized mattress. Lee...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan points out the state of homelessness and calls out PM...

The Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party Dr Chee Soon Juan shared a video showing the vast number of homeless people in Singapore and...

Giving needs to become part of Singaporeans’ DNA—panel on privilege

Singapore— Everyone could give and do more for others was one of the conclusion of a panel discussion on how to get the wealthier...

Nearly half of the California’s workers are dealing with poverty

A survey released Tuesday by the Public Religion Research Institute paints a grim picture for those living in California. Not only it suggests the majority...

All the talk about social spending and subsidies but no word on poverty

By Augustine Low PM Lee Hsien Loong recently expressed concern about rising income inequality and in his Chinese New Year message he stressed the need...

Cool idea for a growing hot issue

In the city of Hail, Saudi Arabia, a man has put a refrigerator on the streets and called on his neighbours to donate their...
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