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Provide help to the poor in ways that matter to them

There should be no surprise there was a negative reaction to the “poverty simulation” exercise at a country club, where memberships can cost upwards of S$200,000 (“‘Poverty...

NLB should consider opening libraries around the clock

The National Library Board should consider opening a few libraries around the clock, perhaps starting with the one at Orchard Road and maybe opening one at Changi Airport.

Don’t treat Salvation Army as a dumping ground

Last week, my colleagues and I had a corporate community service and team-bonding session at Salvation Army. We were tasked to sort out donations that people placed at their...

Equip parents to homeschool special-needs children

I read with interest the report “650 more day activity places for adults with disabilities by 2021” (Jan 8), which mentioned that the Autism Association will pilot a programme...

Western S’pore will see better rail connectivity

We thank Mr Aloysius Teo for his letter “Discrepancy in number of MRT lines to west puzzling” (Jan 29).

Desmond Lee didn’t suggest rise in crime rate okay

We refer to Mr Alex Lew’s letter “More transparency needed on crime stats” (Feb 1). At the parliamentary sitting on Jan 29, a Member of Parliament asked what the current number...

NLB should consider opening libraries around the clock

The National Library Board should consider opening a few libraries around the clock, perhaps starting with the one at Orchard Road and maybe opening one at Changi Airport.

Don’t treat Salvation Army as a dumping ground

Last week, my colleagues and I had a corporate community service and team-bonding session at Salvation Army. We were tasked to sort out donations that people placed at their...

Equip parents to homeschool special-needs children

I read with interest the report “650 more day activity places for adults with disabilities by 2021” (Jan 8), which mentioned that the Autism Association will pilot a programme...

Western S’pore will see better rail connectivity

We thank Mr Aloysius Teo for his letter “Discrepancy in number of MRT lines to west puzzling” (Jan 29).

Desmond Lee didn’t suggest rise in crime rate okay

We refer to Mr Alex Lew’s letter “More transparency needed on crime stats” (Feb 1). At the parliamentary sitting on Jan 29, a Member of Parliament asked what the current number...

‘Poverty simulation’ class at SICC a worthwhile exercise

The negative online reaction to the upcoming poverty simulation workshop at the Singapore Island Country Club (SICC) is perplexing (“SICC offers ‘poverty simulation’ class for...