Daily Archives: 2007-09-05

“Ministers are not given pensions” – Halimah Yacob

By Andrew Loh “Ministers are not given pensions, not the ministers after a certain age, similar to civil servants…. Civil servants after 1984, ‘86 no longer are paid pensions. They’re all on CPF, the same as ministers. So whatever other schemes are applicable to other Singaporeans will also be applicable to ministers.” – NTUC Assistant Secretary General and MP for …

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What has university places got to do with compulsory annuities?

By Leong Sze Hian According to the article “Fourth varsity: Third time’s the charm?” (Straits Times, September 1), 23.5 per cent of each cohort makes it to the local universities, “But what is significant though is that up to half of each cohort do end up with degrees, whether from here or overseas”. It also cited the case of a …

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