Be a bit more 'kaypoh': Minister

Minister of State Tan Chuan-Jin, who is being promoted to Acting Manpower Minister, at doorstep interview at Masjid Mydin Mosque .

Singaporeans are a generous lot and there's a strong social safety net here, but the challenge is finding out who are the people in need, says Acting Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin.

"That's where, as a community, I'd suggest sometimes be a bit more 'kaypoh'," Channel NewsAsia quoted him as saying at a Darul Arqam charity event yesterday, where some 600 families received cash and supermarket vouchers for Ramadan.

"When you talk to people, you actually find out a lot of things which we may not realise.

"Sometimes, by talking to them, you realise they're struggling. Then you can step in to help, earlier."

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