Daily Archives: 2013-06-22

Discombobulated about helping the poor?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Do more to help fellow citizens: PM” (Straits Times, Jun 17) and Lawrence Lien, CEO of NVPC’s letter “Individuals can help make S’pore a giving nation” (Straits Times forum, Jun 21). The former states that “”It’s not possible to eliminate poverty completely. But we can and must do our best to help …

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Why is there no existing crisis plan to manage haze crisis?

By Jen First published at Jentrified Citizen Over the past week, everyone of us in Singapore has been suffering from the horrendous haze, the worst-ever, caused by the slash and burn fires in Indonesia. In addition, we have been frustrated and very disappointed by the lack of leadership shown by our government in putting in place measures that will calm, assure and help …

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