Daily Archives: 2014-05-31

Invest in the elders and provide more support for caregivers

Speech by Chen Show Mao, MP for Aljunied GRC in the debate on President’s Address (30 May 2014) Mdm, Earlier in this debate, Minister Gan Kim Yong announced that a national conversation will be entered into over the next few months to draw up a national action plan for successful ageing.  Issues in lifelong learning, employment, volunteerism, urban infrastructure, health …

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PRs allowed to retain property after giving up status?

By Andrew Loh [*Please see latest update below] According to a Channel Newsasia (CNA) report on 29 May, the Minister of Manpower, Tan Chuan Jin, was reported to have said in Parliament that “there is nothing to stop PRs from continuing to own property in Singapore, even if they have left.” CNA later removed this part of its report altogether, …

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