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$1k-flat for the poor: More unbelievable contradictions: Singapore Democrats 06 March 2012 The SDP pointed out t...

$1k-flat for the poor: More unbelievable contradictions March 7, 2012 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics , Singapore Democratic Party Singapore Democrats 06 March 2012 The SDP pointed out the contradictions within the PAP when it came to the foreign-workers policy (see here , here , here , and here ). Now we see the same with public housing for the poor. Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam made his now infamous comment about families earning $1,000 a month being able to buy a flat. This kicked up a storm on the Internet . But instead of taking a second look at what the Minister said, other cabinet members stood up to defend the nonsensical statement , claiming that all the grants and subsidies afforded by the Government enable low-income families to buy the flats. If that’s the case, then why are more and more poor Singaporeans...

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