Daily Archives: 2007-09-18

Subtle but significant shift in government’s stance

By Andrew Loh If you were in Parliament, as I was, when the Manpower Minister, Dr Ng Eng Hen, delivered his ministerial statement on the changes to the CPF, you might have noticed a very telling omission. It was also a very significant one. What am I talking about? Dr Ng never once, as far as I can recall, mentioned …

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Highlights from Parliament

Committee to study annuity scheme A new committee will be set up to study the National Longevity Insurance Scheme, which is better known as “annuity”. Manpower Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen said in Parliament that this committee will be chaired by National Wages Council Chairman Professor Lim Pin, and members will include academics, grassroots leaders, unions and non-governmental organisations. The …

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