02 May '11, 7am

Definition of Slum – Dee Kay Dot As Gee

Definition of Slum – Dee Kay Dot As Gee

According to United Nation agency UN-HABITAT, a slum is a run-down area of a city characterized by substandard housing and squalor and lacking in tenure security. They are usually inhabited by the very poor or socially disadvantaged. Merriam Webster dictionary define Slum as a densely populated usually urban area marked by crowding, dirty run-down housing, poverty, and social disorganization. Whichever definition you use, it’s an insult if you say somebody’s home is a slum. Eric Low, PAP candidate for Hougang SMC in 2001 and 2006, should be ashamed of himself for calling Hougang a slum. He has insulted the 24,560 residents of Hougang. He have no respect for the residents living in the SMC which he used to contest in. He should resign from PAP before he bring more shame to the party. The current PAP candidate for Hougang SMC, Mr Desmond Choo, should apologise on his fellow ...

Full article: http://blog.dk.sg/2011/05/02/definition-of-slum/

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