16 Jul '13, 5am

Record suicide rate - what's ailing Singapore

Record suicide rate - what's ailing Singapore

Singapore recorded 467 suicides in 2012 – the highest number in 20 years. On average, more than one person took his/her own life everyday in Singapore last year. That's a 30 percent jump from 2011. The Samaritans of Singapore (SOS), an organisation that works to prevent suicides, attributes the tragedy to extremes in stressful living conditions in Singapore. Such a trend is but one manifestation of the quality of life in this country where our people are driven harder and harder by the Government to pump up GDP growth, often at our own expense. The Government recently launched its population white paper announcing its plans to increase Singapore's population to 6.9 million. One of the reasons for such a drastic increment is the need to expand GDP figures. Read also Why the SDP does not propose a target population What ails this country is the Government's obsession with GD...

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Singapore's suicide rate hit record high in 2012

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