Daily Archives: 2010-09-11

HDB flats – S’poreans come first?

Dear TOC, While the government keeps saying “Singaporeans come first”, my experience in trying to have a house of my own shows me otherwise. In fact, being a Singaporean doesn’t mean you will automatically be able to have a home of your own. I am single and above 35, the age at which you are allowed to purchase a HDB …

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Deaf children not less deserving, says American teacher

Deborah Choo for The Online Citizen – “I really think Singapore needs to see what deaf people can do. They’ve got to interact with other people of the world to see what’s possible,” says Susan Elliot, 57, winner of the 2009 Colorado State Teacher of the Year award and one of the top four finalists for the 2009 National Teacher …

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