Positive points Social integration: Singapore is a multi-racial and multi religious society. Therefore, there is need to manage the diversity to ensure that people live in harmony as a core strength of Singapore despite the difference in the religion, culture and race. Providing good, affordable new homes: Public housing has been top priority for Singapore. Now more than 85 % Singaporeans live in public housing provider by government and this percentage is highest in all over the world. Government is planning to build up to 70,000 new homes by 2030, 20,000 of these are already in the pipeline, remaining of 50,000 will be in the new towns, redeveloping old housing areas and vacant land.
The ICS results also showed that they considered the local neighborhood to be economically vibrant. As per the aspect of rightly defined diversity, every respondent is proud and cherish the image of Singapore as the global city. They love the way that it is so diverse in all of the local district and the identity of Singapore is that of a mixture of socio-cultural groups. “I like it here because of the diversity and the global city atmosphere” (RS22, F, U.K.) and “We love the diversify environment here, both eastern and western are joining together to form Singapore” (RS2, M, China). In the issue of language assistance, it is apparent to us that they are doing very well in Singapore, the information is mainly provided in three to four language, the native also very good with English, Malay and Chinese.
Hong Kong income disparity is by far an acute problem. It is even higher than USA and Singapore, and it is the highest Gini coefficient is Asia. The increasing disparity between rich and poor is attributed to a few causes. First, the primary case of increasing poverty gap in Hong Kong is not unemployment, but low wages. Hong Kong is one if the lowest unemployment rates in develop regions.
Essay about the poverty in developing countries. Many people are affected by the poverty; it doesn’t matter in which nation you are living or your gender and your age. At least eighty percent of the world’s population lives where income differentials are widening as in the same country you can find different levels of people (Poverty Facts and Stats." - Global Issues. 7 Jan. 2013.
Introduction The Economy of Singapore Singapore is a small city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. Generally, the economy in Singapore is very well condition. Since the economy of Singapore is dependent on export and import, it always has been affected by related international crises. Country of Singapore lacks land and natural resources, like fuels, metals, or minerals. The primary sector does not make any significant contribution to the GDP.
It does seem as though the hastened pace of living has diluted our emotions or reduced one’s emotional capacity, especially since the nation’s stance of pragmatism is rather deeply ingrained in many Singaporeans. As such, Singaporeans may be seen as people who do not live in the past nor yearn for it, as they are simply too busy too afford it. They live in the present, and looking back may serve little or no benefits in their life. Of course, while this may not be true for every individual, it is worth considering how emotions may be eroded by one’s lifestyle, inhibiting their desire to connect with the past. hence, nostalgia may be deemed as lacking purpose in Singapore, and has no place nor value
Therefore, from the point of view of international standards, they lived in absolute poverty. Net income of 1.5 million to 3 million yuan in 1990, had about 3.5% of the peasants, but in 1995, almost 37%, in 2000 - 42.8%, in 2003 - 40.7%. In accordance with the Chinese criterion of "absolute poverty", total poor population decreased to nearly 24 million people. Its share in the total population has declined over the 20 years from 14.8% to 2.5%, or more than 100 million people. According to the same criterion, the UN, the number of poor people in China exceeds 200 million people.
Education promotes better job prospects, and therefore better income to deter poverty. Statistics has shown that there are 105,000 households earning below $1,500 a month, which is a rather massive number and action needs to be taken in order to curb this problem. Poverty is not a very serious problem in Singapore, compared to other countries. However, the situation can certainly be improved and therefore I would like to abolish poverty in our society. In conclusion, the three things that I would want to abolish from our society is the discrimination of humans, like race discrimination and the discrimination towards the LGBT community.
Nowadays, although Malaysia was believed to be one of the developing countries where it is moving towards improvement encompasses in many things, Malaysia still cannot run from the poverty problems. As a non-developed country yet, poverty was one of the main problems that hold us from competing with other developed countries. Poverty is defined when a person cannot fulfil his or her basic needs, such as clothes, shelter, foods, education as well as health. Poverty can give a big impact especially in the field of education. In this millennia era, people need to have money as to gain an education and proper knowledge.