CNA | Don't Call Us Poor | Ep 2: Trouble at Home

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  • Published on:  Monday, May 6, 2019
  • FROM THE ARCHIVE: This series first aired on TV in 2015.

    In the second episode of Don’t Call Us Poor, Hong Chuan Chuan is 7 months pregnant with a husband whose temper cannot be controlled. The impact of the violence at home is evident in her two daughters, and with a new baby on the way, the stakes are even higher.

    About the show: Don’t Call Us Poor is a ground-breaking series on low-income families in Singapore. Over four months, five families in Bukit Merah invited cameras into their lives, allowing fly-on-the-wall access as they navigate the ups and downs of life on social assistance. What emerges is a vivid portrait of a little-known and little-understood world.

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  • Seetoh  (May 10, 2019))

    Sky disgusts me. What kind of man takes allowance from his in-laws and refuses to commit to a full-time job to improve his family's life?

  • Pet Tang  (2 days ago))

    This guy needs to be triggered his way into jail. Theyll fix all his issues. Worthless excuse of a human.

  • Aster Ooi  (May 6, 2019))

    Chuan chuan should really consider leaving her abusive husband together with her children...

  • Abigail Lee  (3 days ago))

    Her husband is GARBAGE

  • Uruki93  (6 days ago))

    +Fin Wolf glad to hear you are now free from him. You must have felt suffocated trying to walk in eggshell. Please take care of your mom well. Send my cheer for her. :)

  • Small Husky  (May 6, 2019))

    the family will be betteroff without that fat Sky ..he simply jiak liao bee, no contribution. I believe without the husband, their life might be more happy

  • Kelly lim  (May 11, 2019))

    No money, just forget having so many kids lah..

  • Bon Bon James Bond  (May 11, 2019))

    Should leave divorce the man like that , stay with your parents , parents loves grand children .

  • Tim in Singapore  (May 6, 2019))

    Mr Sky is truly useless. Wife beating, lazy, unhealthy without any willingness to improve himself or his family's condition. He tells the camera he hits his wife while laughing? That's just crazy.

  • Meanakushi  (May 17, 2019))

    +Brandon Chan Bro, why tf would u act like that for?firstly, you're destroying your own reputation, this is a nationwide channel, not a 10k youtube subscriber channelsecondly, its just plain stupid.

  • Brandon Chan  (May 16, 2019))

    +无国际女汉子 ohhhh..... I bet he never be that proud and happy before untill he go to jail .

  • Aidil Adnan  (May 8, 2019))

    The way he said it proudly. Disgusting. It's like there is nothing wrong for beating his wife.

  • Eugene  (May 17, 2019))

    +jennyy x man should not ever hit a woman

  • Jerome  (May 11, 2019))

    Kenneth Major stay strong brother, intern will finish real soon and when you graduate you will definitely be able to find a healthier working environment. For now, seek comfort in friends and family, and face work w a positive attitude :”) 💪🏼💛

  • Azharil Azizi  (May 6, 2019))

    Stop having children before you financial secure

  • AS  (May 12, 2019))

    I was thinking that, if you know that you don’t have the money to take care of yourself then don’t have children, it’s not taking away their right if they want kids go ahead, but in my opinion if you don’t have money then wait until you do to have kids or maybe only have one.

  • Werty Kool  (May 12, 2019))

    Tell urself that if ur Husband is the same and u have the same circumstances

  • Tan alan  (May 7, 2019))

    Sky is not poor but lazy.

  • welpwaves  (3 days ago))

    Rely too much on 老婆 and the worst is he simply doesn't care

  • Nuggetsck Fjskckid  (May 18, 2019))

    Tan alan bro sky got high blood pressure

  • laydieehannah  (May 7, 2019))

    The wife could sell off Mr Sky as roast meat at the wet market. With all those fats he could fetch a good price and at least feed the family 🤭😆

  • Gabriel Chong  (May 17, 2019))

    laydieehannah HAHAHAHAHA

  • HALISHA Ilhanna  (May 12, 2019))

    nobody wants to eat a disgusting person like him

  • oOoGUO Tang  (May 6, 2019))

    I’m frowning the entire time I’m watching sky’s behavior.

  • Mariah Ali  (May 10, 2019))

    Same too.

  • Anita Rai-Tiwari  (May 9, 2019))

    It looks like he has issues from his own parenting to be honest.

  • fleurina flau  (May 6, 2019))

    Their daughter also will become like their dad..just see how she treated her friends & spoke about bullies like it was nothing.she will be in trouble when she grow up if she didn't change her attitude.