#OpinionOfTheDay

The rule that needs to be repealed

Every day in Singapore, hiding in plain sight, are illegal immigrants living in Housing Board (HDB) flats.

Residents feed them, give them roofs over their heads, and let them feel the warmth and care of having a family.

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 01, 2019, with the headline 'The rule that needs to be repealed'. Print Edition | Subscribe