Daily Archives: 2011-02-10

Contribute more to borrow from own CPF?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the report “Plans to help older low-wage workers” (Channel News Asia, Feb 9). According to the report, it states that “It recommended an unemployment credit, in which a worker who has been laid off can take a loan from his Central Provident Fund (CPF) account for three months. The loan amount would be …

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The multi-individual society

The following is an excerpt of an article posted on Indianexpress.com on 9 February 2011. by Pratap Bhanu Mehta David Cameron’s speech on “state multiculturalism” at the Munich Conference has evoked sharply contrasting responses. Some see in the speech an attempt to rescue liberalism from its counterfeit cousin, multiculturalism. Others see an enactment of the same narrow politics that produced …

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