Although many Western countries accord drug addiction its medical recognition, Singapore is well-known for its tough stance in handling the local drug situation.
Businessman Shihan Mohd Salim, who owns Anak Mami The Restaurant 3, charged RM3.20 (S$1.06) for a cup of Milo Ais,
The government deals with drug abusers by subjecting them to tougher regimes in prison which eventually cripples their coping abilities after their release.
In Singapore, the average gross salary per annum is SGD 67,152. PM Lee earns a whopping 32 times that amount.
I can confirm that the root cause of more than 70% of the AWOL cases was related to financial problems.
“It’s definitely been a difficult situation for him. My advice to him would be to follow his dreams, follow his heart and do what he needs to do,”
Without providing any concrete evidence, he cited the experience of Western Democracies and asserted that social welfare threatens to “erode the competency of the workforce”.
While the Government has in the past made considerable efforts to preserve our heritage sites, some have inevitably fallen under the chopping block of “progress”.
While the rest of the world is evolving through the 21st century, you can still count on Singapore to stubbornly remain in the last century when it comes to LGBT rights and acceptance.