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SINGAPORE-MOVING UP THE ‘ESCALATOR’ – IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO ENSURE EVERY S’POREAN HAS A FAIR SHOT IN LIFE

SINGAPORE-MOVING UP THE ‘ESCALATOR’ – IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO ENSURE EVERY S’POREAN HAS A FAIR SHOT IN LIFE
Inside an MRT in Singapore, Feb 2014. Wikimedia Commons

By Kenneth Cheng

Today-Nov 2

It is not a new phenomenon here and elsewhere, but social inequality has once again become the talk of the town this past month. It began with a television documentary on the class divide in Singapore, which ignited a spirited debate on social media. Later, a string of global studies on social mobility and equality kept the issue in the spotlight and prompted various government leaders to weigh in.

Read more at: https://www.todayonline.com/big-read/big-read-moving-escalator-it-takes-village-ensure-every-sporean-has-fair-shot-life

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