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    CPF – simple answers for a simple reform?

CPF – simple answers for a simple reform?

By Howard Lee Sometimes, judging from our politicians’ response to issues to the Central Provident Fund, you begin to wonder if the government either firmly believes that it already has all the right answers to citizens’ concerns about the CPF, or if it is desperately reciting from a worn and tattered script. In fact, an event like the Forum on CPF and Retirement Adequacy, organised yesterday by the Institute of

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Tharman to Ngerng – GIC “pays no regards” to source of funds

  Tharman to Ngerng – GIC “pays no regards” to source of funds

“GIC knows it is managing government assets, that is the Government’s mandate for the GIC. The mandate is irrespective of

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Freedom is the foundation of morality

  Freedom is the foundation of morality

By Bryan Cheang “Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms.” –

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CPF – simple answers for a simple reform?

  CPF – simple answers for a simple reform?

By Howard Lee Sometimes, judging from our politicians’ response to issues to the Central Provident Fund, you begin to wonder

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TOC Policy Exchange on CPF – rethinking the system

  TOC Policy Exchange on CPF – rethinking the system

By Howard Lee The Online Citizen conducted a Policy Exchange discussion on the Central Provident Fund last Saturday, with members

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Euthanasia and physician assisted suicide – Part 2: Possibilities for Singapore

  Euthanasia and physician assisted suicide – Part 2: Possibilities for Singapore

Note to readers: This commentary deals with a topic that not everyone will agree with, or even want to talk about. The subject

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MOT concerned about Malaysia’s decision to levy entry fee for foreign vehicles

  MOT concerned about Malaysia’s decision to levy entry fee for foreign vehicles

In response to media queries, a Ministry of Transport (MOT) spokesperson said that there is concern whether Malaysia’s decision to

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Solar Orchid – floating hawker centres in S’pore

  Solar Orchid – floating hawker centres in S’pore

By Cheryl Teo / Article first published on Fresh Grads. Our hawker centers are a crucial part to Singapore’s heritage,

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Massive leap backwards as Singapore resumes executions

  Massive leap backwards as Singapore resumes executions

Press release of Amnesty International and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network. Singapore has taken a reprehensible U-turn by executing the

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Convicts executed despite constitutional challenge in the courts

  Convicts executed despite constitutional challenge in the courts

On Friday, 18 July 2014, the Singapore Government carried out the execution of two convicts at the Changi Prisons Complex. 

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NLB and the erosion of our secular morality

  NLB and the erosion of our secular morality

By Donald Low The National Library Board’s (NLB) decision to remove and pulp the three children’s books deemed to offend

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