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  1. Tina has been worrying about expenses for her eight children, aged 15 months to 19 years.

    ‘If no work at all, how?’ Low-income families grapple with zero income, higher expenses amid circuit breaker

    ​​​​​​​How financial worries are gripping families in public rental flats, in the second of two stories looking at the impact of COVID-19 measures ...
  2. A one-room rental flat of a low-income family in Singapore

    Commentary: Cash assistance is often shunned but enhances the safety net for low-income families

    The enhanced direct assistance for vulnerable families in the three Budgets give us an opportunity to study its effectiveness, says Martin Tan.
  3. Students attending a mathematics class at a primary school

    Commentary: The trouble with helping disadvantaged kids is you don’t know where to start

    With the odds stacked up against kids from low-income families, figuring out where to intervene can be tricky, says June Yong.
  4. Ms Rashidah with Madam Zarina

    'She is like a mother to me': Woman who suffered life-threatening disease grateful to childminder

    More women may be able to get such help through a new matching programme by charity Daughters of Tomorrow.