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Friday, September 03, 2004
No beggars ?
"Pestered by beggars [..} I longed for Singapore's security, amenities and efficiency." - Datta-Ray

A journalist wrote this in an article in the dailies. I know that i've been away for more than 4 months now, a mere hundred twenty over days, but is it possible that the old folks that i saw scavaging through rubbish bins, recycling bins searchnig for aluminum tins are all gone?

A walk along Joo Chiat almost always ensured that kids walked by your side begging for money, a sight that's more familiar in undeveloped countries, not a first world country!

Was there such a big change?
posted by Jonathan at 11:24 PM | Permalink |