Daily Archives: 2014-08-13

Line up of nine new Nominated Members of Parliament

By Howard Lee The Singapore Parliament announced on Monday a slew of nine new Nominated Members of Parliament, comprising individuals who have been picked by the Special Select Committee of Parliament following a public nomination process. The new slate of NMPs was notable in its lack of representatives from the arts community and civil society. They are scheduled to be appointed …

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CPF savings not adequate for retirement: 4 in 5 S’poreans

A survey by Manulife, released on Wednesday, has found that 4 in 5 Singaporeans are not confident their Central Provident Fund (CPF) savings will meet their retirement needs. According to the survey conducted with 500 respondents, 47 per cent thought their CPF savings would not be adequate to cover their retirement needs, and 44 per cent felt the returns were …

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