Tag Archives: inflation

Let foreigners be hawkers, if all else fails: “ang moh”

“If all else fails, serious consideration should be given to allowing foreigners to become hawkers, provided they have completed the training programme,” said Ms Elizabeth Bennet, writing for the Straits Times. Ms Bennet, who describes herself as “just an ang moh” (Caucasian), was referring to how hawker centres in Singapore “were endangered”. This, she said, was because of several factors, …

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The relentless rising cost of living in Singapore

Polytechnics & ITEs raise fees... NUS, NTU, SMU raise fees... Foreign workers levies increased... 2 town councils raise S&CC... Sheng Siong raises rental for wet markets... Electricity to go up... HDB resale prices up 2.7%... Transport fares... - last updated: 20 April 2010.

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