Daily Archives: 2011-06-10

Paying Tribute to the former Health Minister

Leong Sze Hian/   I refer to the ST reports “PAP appoints Khaw Boon Wan as Party Chairman” (ST, Jun 2) and “Gan to focus on three key health areas” (ST, May 31). 3 Key Areas With reference to the three key health areas of infrastructure, cost and ageing policies cited by the new Health Minister, I would like to make the …

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Supporter collects eligibility forms for Chiam See Tong

From Yahoo! Singapore News A supporter of former Opposition Member of Parliament Chiam See Tong has collected the Certificate of Eligibility forms for Chiam, with the hope of him making a bid for President. The supporter, a 27-year-old who wanted to be known only as De Costa, told Yahoo! Singaporethat he did not discuss the matter with Chiam or his wife, Lina …

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CPF: An ever moving target?

Leong Sze Hian/ I refer to the articles “Tan Kin Lian confirms intention to run for President” (Today, Jun 9) and “CPF Minimum Sum to be revised upwards to $131k” (ST, Jun 1). The former states : “Mr Tan Kin Lian has laid out his two main concerns: One, the safety of Central Provident Fund monies and whether the government has …

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Take a Stand in Pink

Ho Rui An/ Pink Dot 2011 will be held on the 18 June, Saturday at Hong Lim Park. The event which celebrates the freedom of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) people to love is now in its third year and seeks to continue its mission in making Singapore a more inclusive and cohesive society. Last year, the event saw …

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