27 Feb '14, 10pm
How do Singapore's poor families get by?
27 February 2014 Last updated at 21:52 GMT Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print How do Singapore's poor families get by? By Sharanjit Leyl BBC News, Singapore Nurhaida, 29, who is unemployed with six children in Singapore, says it is difficult to make ends meet Continue reading the main story Related Stories Singapore's hidden poverty problem Watch Are Singapore's poor better off? Singapore's mid-life crisis Nurhaida Binte Jantan is making dinner. She is roasting otah-otah, a Malay dish of fish paste wrapped in banana leaves, over a portable stove. She is a 29-year-old unemployed single mother with six children from five to 13 years old. She lives in a tiny flat, just 30 square metres, with little furnishing. There is no dining table, so the children eat their otah-otah with rice and chillies crouched on the floor. The children sha...