Never doubt that Singapore has the means to bounce back from this outbreak. I assure you as Finance Minister that this Government will do all that is necessary to get workers and companies hit hard by this global health crisis back on their feet.
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This disease does not mean inevitable death. I have confidence in our medical team and their skills. I believe they will be able to save us.
Before this virus, I would think about being rich or famous ... Of course I still have dreams, but that slows down … Now I think about my health, my family, and the ones I love – those are more important than anything else. And when they opened the gates (of the quarantine centre), I just thought – what a wonderful life.
My kids would complain, why cannot eat meat? And I would have to explain to them that I didn’t have the money. I cried every night, thinking about what tomorrow would bring. I really felt like a useless mum.
We would rather (she died) of sickness here and see her than to die abroad because we don’t get to see her ... we only got the chance to only see her five days after so that’s very hard for us … We still haven’t accepted the fact that she died.
We really hope that it sends a strong message to these criminals in this case who are eyeing to exploit vulnerable individuals.