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So many charity programs

Postby greenlime » Sat, 20 Nov 2004 10:37 pm

There are so many charity programs here! What are your thoughts?

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Re: So many charity programs

Postby jpatokal » Thu, 25 Nov 2004 11:09 pm

greenlime wrote:There are so many charity programs here! What are your thoughts?

Duh? There's no government-run social safety net in Singapore, so people would literally starve to death on the streets if not for charities.

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Postby OuDe`FeNg » Fri, 26 Nov 2004 12:23 am

Are you sure people will starve to death by not running charities? The fact is Singaporeans are compassionate and generous in forking out $$$. Another fact is if you own a shop in Singapore there are many people who tend to come into your shop asking you for donations and if you don't donate, you will find that Singapore Government will find trouble by sending you letters that say you never pay ur bills etc all sorts of nonsense.
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Postby Bafana » Fri, 26 Nov 2004 10:04 am

NGO's are the new jack boots of the facists regimes lah...

They do good but are basely insidious :evil:

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Postby jpatokal » Sat, 27 Nov 2004 9:39 pm

OuDe`FeNg wrote:Are you sure people will starve to death by not running charities? The fact is Singaporeans are compassionate and generous in forking out $$$. Another fact is if you own a shop in Singapore there are many people who tend to come into your shop asking you for donations and if you don't donate, you will find that Singapore Government will find trouble by sending you letters that say you never pay ur bills etc all sorts of nonsense.

Could you please elaborate on your conspiracy theories? This sounds fascinating.


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