23 Dec '12, 3am

Charity and the Singaporean govt.... #oursgconv

Charity and the Singaporean govt.... #oursgconv

Recently Emeritus Senior Minister made the following remark: He has received harsh criticism from Singaporeans for his remarks. I think that anyone from the PAP, maybe with the exception of Lily Neo and Denise Phua, will be harshly criticized for saying Singaporeans are not generous. Coming from a govt that practices extreme parsimony towards the poor, sick and elderly, such remarks invite a backlash. Just recently, the Singapore govt refused entry to a group of refugees experiencing prosecution back home - the 40 refugees were part of a group of 200 whose boat capsized, 160 from the group drowned leaving survivors who lost their families. The crew on a Vietnamese merchant ship found these 40 survivors struggling in the open sea, rescued them and took them aboard their ship. To accommodate these 40 survivors, the captain did what any human being would do share his crew's f...

Full article: http://singaporemind.blogspot.com/2012/12/charity-and-sin...

Tweets

Long time customer / vendor of is accepting Bitcoin for their charity drive. Please donate today!

Long time customer / vendor of is accepting Bit...

hulanetworks.com 22 Dec '12, 12am

Below is a depiction of the history and this year’s event written by my cousin in law, Rodrigo A. Cuadra. The New Year’s p...

Do your part for charity: Paddle and Love It! for Singapore Heart Foundation

Do your part for charity: Paddle and Love It! f...

justinlee.sg 24 Dec '12, 9am

Through the SHF-Isetan Foundation Heart Wellness Centre, a wide range of facilities, equipment and healthcare expertise ar...

Ian Somerhalder Urges Donations to Win $50,000 ...

ecorazzi.com 23 Dec '12, 8am

, one of our favorite green-minded celebrities, is pushing really hard this year to score some of that coin for his Ian So...

Aligning Your Business With A Charity Helps Everyone: ALIGNING YOUR BUSINESS WITH A CHARITY HELPS EVERYONE Busin...

Aligning Your Business With A Charity Helps Eve...

name.com 22 Dec '12, 1am

ALIGNING YOUR BUSINESS WITH A CHARITY HELPS EVERYONE Businesses need to find new ways to stay competitive, especially in a...

(SgNA) Govt increases Medisave minimum sum by 2...

River Valley High School Principal Steven Koh Yong Chiah investigated by CPIB Omy.sg, 19 Dec 2012 The Ministry of Educatio...

The genius in the US Fiscal Cliff ....and relev...

singaporemind.blogspot.com 22 Dec '12, 2am

PM Lee recently spoke to PAP activists telling them that PAP "has to represent" the middle ground in Singapore to remain t...

How Infamous Short-Seller Carson Block Can Take...

forums.condosingapore.com 23 Dec '12, 1am

Quote: Originally Posted by richwang Simple, just drive down the borrow cost from 4% to 2.5% - which is coming its way on ...

Singaporean Tourist Dies While Climbing Bali Vo...

straitstimes.com 21 Dec '12, 2pm

DENPASAR - A Singaporean tourist, who is believed to have had a history of heart ailments, died while climbing Mount Batur...

Govt continues push to provide housing - Proper...

propertyguru.com.sg 17 Dec '12, 8am

Singapore will continue to ramp up housing supply in the coming year, with the Ministry of National Development (MND) toda...