13 Apr '11, 3am

He's 72-years old, homeless, broke, refused rental flat by HDB, and is estranged from his daughter...

vivian balakrishnan, Mr Yeo is one such person that fell through your so-called safety net that is targeted at a specific group of pple which you said is good enough to help Singaporeans. Mr Eddie Chan has a more compassionate heart than all you ministers combined! of course you will blame Mr Yeo for not seeking help from the social workers etc the answer can only be found out if your mcys pple reach out to him. I, for one, if I am in a dire state, I will have no qualms about looking for help; unless help was not given just like how the HDB rejected Mr Yeo’s request for a rental flat. see, your safety net has holes in it. these holes are seen by ordinary Singaporeans but surprising escaped that of your ministry! not surprising to me though because you have eyes that cannot see and ears that cannot hear. or to make it more accurate, u see what u want to see and hear what u ...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/04/hdb-policies-that-are...

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