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    Will the Lease Buyback Scheme increase intergenerational inequality?

Will the Lease Buyback Scheme increase intergenerational inequality?

By Aloysius Chia Recently, it was announced during the National Day Rally that the Lease Buyback Scheme will be extended to four-room flats. Although details are still forthcoming, there seems to be a detail that seems to be missed entirely, and scarcely mentioned. Inherent in the scheme is the idea to allow those who have retired or who are elderly and poor, to provide a means of sustenance for themselves

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Will the Lease Buyback Scheme increase intergenerational inequality?

  Will the Lease Buyback Scheme increase intergenerational inequality?

By Aloysius Chia Recently, it was announced during the National Day Rally that the Lease Buyback Scheme will be extended

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That “culture shift” issue and the public service mindset needed

  That “culture shift” issue and the public service mindset needed

By Howard Lee “The call for a “culture shift” raises so many questions that I don’t know where to start.”

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Not fiction but real: Ng Eng Hen on extremist threat

  Not fiction but real: Ng Eng Hen on extremist threat

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen has echoed a warning by global leaders about the conflict in Iraq and Syria –

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CPF flexibility, alternatives for non-graduates needed: SPP

  CPF flexibility, alternatives for non-graduates needed: SPP

By Howard Lee While Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s National Day Rally speech raised important issues, more needs to be done

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Central banks, the real creators of economic crises?

  Central banks, the real creators of economic crises?

By Benedict Chong “A system of capitalism presumes sound money, not fiat money manipulated by a central bank. Capitalism cherishes

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Anti-racism events – how do police decide?

  Anti-racism events – how do police decide?

On Saturday, some 5,000 participants took part in an anti-racism run at Marina Bay Sands. The race, the second to

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Fukushima rice reaches Singapore for first time since nuclear accident

  Fukushima rice reaches Singapore for first time since nuclear accident

Japan’s export of rice from Fukushima for the first time since the nuclear accident in 2011 – and Singapore is

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PAP must return CPF money to the people: SDP

  PAP must return CPF money to the people: SDP

By Howard Lee Responding to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s announcements at the National Day Rally on enhancements to the

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Bosses shun big dorms for foreign workers

  Bosses shun big dorms for foreign workers

  There are almost 800,000 Work Permit holders working in Singapore, mostly in the marine and construction industries. Housing them

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Honour in Singapore – About chairman Lim Siong Guan

  Honour in Singapore – About chairman Lim Siong Guan

“Honour in Singapore” is a mini series by TOC following the recent formation of the Honour (Singapore) non-profit organisation, made up

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