22 Feb '11, 11pm
Don’t Stigmatize People Who Choose To Be Single: Ng E-Jay, Sgpolitics.netThe Government has the res... #Singapore
Don’t stigmatize people who choose to be single February 23, 2011 by admin Filed under: Civil and political rights Written by Ng E-Jay 23 Feb 2011 I am appalled by the insensitivity displayed by Straits Times Forum contributor Kenny Liu who, in his letter “Single? Don’t blame Govt for fewer goodies ” (22 Feb 2011), took fellow contributor Yvonne Lee to task for asking for more handouts from the Government. Ms Yvonne Lee had previously written in to voice her concern that she had been disqualified from receiving the many incentives handed out on Budget day due to her place of residence. She also argued that as a single person, she felt left out by the Budget, even though she was caring for her parents. The choice to remain single does not mean that one has acted irresponsibly or immaturely. Indeed, when the cost of living has gone up so much and there are parents to care fo...