Category: Social Ills in Singapore

This category shares all the social ills we witness in Singapore including wastage, poor social net, social enclave, suisides etc etc

Ugly Singaporeans – Indiscriminate use of plastic bags

First published 9 Oct 2013, last updated 14 Jan 2014 It is time for the Singapore Government to introduce a plastic bag tax to discourage the indiscriminate use of plastic bags. Just because it is free, you often see people

Are motorist’s lives less valuable?

If every Singaporean’s life is important, LTA and TP do something to save more motorcyclists’ and cyclists’ lives! [first published 20 May 2012] 2928 motocycle casualties taken to hospital in 2010 in Singapore Civil Defence force (SCDF) ambulance. The number

Atrocious and Deteriorating Driving Habits

Here is just  a small sample of letters in Singapore on this topics….And the Government is doing very little in arresting this situation despite collecting humongous amount of taxes and revenue from the drivers!!!   Let’s drive with more etiquette

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Ugly Singaporeans – The real heartless ones

Do you believe in Karma? I do. And to this group of heartless current and ex-Singaporeans who left their parents in the lurk and worse cheated them of their hard-earned monies and flats, even if you do not get your

Proposed mechanised parking in HDBs. Dumb!

Bad bad idea!!! Instead of controlling the car population (isn’t that the aim of COE?), the Government is resorting to the expensive and inconvenient option to solve the symptoms rather than the root cause. Even the reporter in this following

Dyfunctional Education System ….

The tuition problem that nobody wants to solve Source: Todayonline  19 Sep 2013 By Ian Tan Yong Hoe   I refer to the report, “MPs call for closer look at private tuition industry” (Sept 17). The parliamentary replies indicate that

4th Flood in 3 years

Flash floods hit several areas in western Singapore Source:Todayonline,  05 September 13 Flooding on the AYE. Photo by Sophina Smith. Flash flood in Commonwealth area on Sept 5, 2013. Photo: Mohamad Hadir Flooding between One Commonwealth and 115A. Photo: Chong

Growing old in Singapore can be pitiful

This is esp so with the high inflation from 2007-2013 as Singapore brought in loads of millions and billionaires and middle income foreign “talents”. The retirees’ reserves have been eroded drastically in terms of real purchasing power with the escalating

Nip ‘Ugly Singaporean’ habits in the bud

Source: The Straits Times   Jun 03, 2013 THE supermarket shoppers who abandon their trolleys indiscriminately in void decks, pavements and on the roadside are symptomatic of the “Ugly Singaporean” phenomenon in our midst (“Halt rise of ‘trolley junkyards’” by

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