Tag Archive: lower income

Social Service Officer Arrested, Took Funds Meant For Needy

The Police have charged a Social Service Office (SSO) officer, Chia Kwang Hwee, under the Penal Code, Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act and the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act. On 14 August 2014, the…
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Why We Shouldn’t Take ‘Cardboard Collectors’ Comments At Face Value

How much do we know about the cardboard collectors we see on the street, pushing along loaded trolleys, backs hunched? Recently Minister of Social and Family Development (MSF) Tan Chuan-jin accompanied a group of students to meet box collectors at…
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