The trailer featured a group of primary school children (no doubt representative of tens of thousands of such poor children in that part of the Philippines) living amongst a vast rubbish dumping grounds, and their every meal is dug up from the leftover foods (eg. a dirty piece of half-eaten leftover meat) from underneath the rotting rubbish dumped there, the rubbish originating from the neighboring rich cities of the Philippines. Similar scenarios (of the outrageous unethical rich-poor divide) exist in Indonesia, India, and many other cities in Asia, Africa, Central America, etc.
And here in Singapore, every fast food restaurant, food court and hawker center, you see so damn many Singaporeans wasting and leaving behind half-plates of perfectly edible food, that would be an unimaginable luxury for the poor starving children elsewhere in the world.
Widow whose husband died on sofa after row says 'fake relationship' with his brother is 'for sake of children'
The man, an African, was found sobbing in the street outside the woman's apartment by policemen, the Daily Mail UK reported.
MOGADISHU: Last month, a baby was born in the Somali capital Mogadishu with a terrible eye defect that requires immediate medical treatment abroad.
The infant was cleared for treatment in Turkey but before the paperwork was complete, a container ship, believed to be the Panama-flagged MSC Alice, docked outside Mogadishu port, accidentally dragging its anchor through the main fibre optic cable connecting Somalia with the rest of the world.
Since that evening of June 24 most of the Horn of Africa nation has been cut off from the web, costing it an estimated $10 million (nine million euros) a day in lost business according to the government, and freezing the lives of those, like the sick child, whose hopes depend on international connections.
2nd point : Even the less spicy of the 2, ie. KFC's spicy lime drumlets, are still too spicy for most Ang Mohs. A friend who frequently travels to Australia, commented that Aussies would even find Singapore Mac's curry sauce to be spicy! Then I said, "Like that then how would Ang Mohs tahan eating Sichuan Ma La?" to which he replied, "Ang Mohs would DIE if they ate Sichuan Ma La!"
Sharon Stone writes surprisingly gracious reply to Madonna's letter slamming her and Whitney Houston both as "mediocre"
At least 158 Indian soldiers have been killed on Monday as China fired rockets across the border.
[UK] - Despite being paid an annually salary of Sg250k+ a year, he still files claims for 'job-related expenses' such as chewing gum, mineral water, tissue paper, alcoholic drinks, etc, which of course pales in comparison to the main bulk of his Sg$100k+ claims, which would be the costs of flying all around the world in 1st class, staying at luxury hotels, all billed to the government, ie. taxpayers footing the bill.