Daily Archives: 2014-06-09

A time for sharing good ideas, to do right by the people

By Howard Lee I have to say up front that I am not a fan of the Workers’ Party. A lot of their policy proposals are too conservative for my liking, and I feel that they can take a stronger approach in and out of Parliament to enhance their brand position. But what I do like about WP, as with …

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Say please for a discounted cuppa at the Kindness Café

Singapore Kindness Movement sets up Kindness Café in May and June to promote simple acts of kindness Singapore, 9 June 2014 – The bustling crowd at Raffles Place today enjoyed their mid-day cuppa at specially discounted prices simply by showing some courtesy to the servers at a special pop-up café. The unique Kindness Café is a part of the Singapore …

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MediShield Life: Automatically on “household per capita income”?

By SY Lee and Leong Sze Hian / Image from Ministry of Health We refer to the article “Permanent subsidies for MediShield Life will be given automatically” (Today, Jun 9). Subsidies “automatically” eligible? It states that Dr Amy Khor,  Senior Minister of State (Health) said that the permanent subsidies for lower- and middle-income Singaporeans needing help with their MediShield Life premiums …

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14-year-old wins gold for Singapore at ISSF world cup

(Photo: Wolfgang SCHREIBER) 14-year old Martina Lindsay Veloso of Singapore won the 10m Air Rifle Women match of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 2014 held in Munich. Germany with 206.9 points on the scoreboard. “I decided to start shooting two years ago, when I was 12 and my school organized a shooting program.” Veloso said. “There were a lot of …

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