Daily Archives: 2014-05-30

    CPF’s Puzzling Investment Philosophy
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    By Gangasudhan / Image from Monetary Authority of Singapore The Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board invests the monies in the CPF into Special Singapore Government Securities (SSGS) which are guaranteed by the government but can only be used for investment purposes (and not government spending). The Read More

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    Position paper by arts groups to reject MDA’s new arts term licensing scheme
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    Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pmBy Terry Xu A total of forty-five arts groups have come together to reject Media Development Authority (MDA)’s new Arts Term Licensing Scheme with a position paper published on the artists’ network Arts Engage. This comes after a Read More

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    If the govt do not take risk in CPF then who?
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    Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:37 pmBy SY Lee and Leong Sze Hian We refer to the article “Parliament: Government has been looking at enhancing CPF Life “for a long time”” (Straits Times, May 29). The article states that Prime Minister Read More

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    How many ex-Singaporeans, PRs and foreigners back to Singapore and worked?
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    Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:37 pmBy SY Lee and Leong Sze Hian We refer to the article “CPF members leaving S’pore withdrew more than $400m each year from 2003 to 2013” (Channel NewsAsia, May 29). CPF: $426m withdrawn a year Read More

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    Smearing Roy’s name
    By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

    In a report on 29 May, Straits Times reporter Lee Jian Xuan wrote about Mr Roy Ngerng’s background. Mr Ngerng is, of course, the man of the moment, being sued by no less than Mr Lee Hsien Loong, who happens to be the Read More

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    Govt should seek to engage civil society organisations and groups
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    Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pm Speech by Nominated Member of Parliament,  Janice Koh at the Debate on the President’s Address on 29 May 2014 Thank you, Madam Speaker, for the opportunity to speak on the Motion to thank the Read More

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    $400m withdrawn each year by CPF members leaving S’pore
    By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

    On Thursday, 29 May, Channel Newsasia (CNA) reported the Minister of Manpower Tan Chuan Jin as having said that “the Government does not track the number of Permanent Residents (PRs) who withdraw their CPF monies when they leave Singapore for good.” It also Read More

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