Daily Archives: 2014-08-16

Goh worried bond between people and gov’t “being loosened”

Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has sounded a word of caution and warning about the relationship between the people of Singapore and the Government. Speaking at a dinner event at his GRC of Marine Parade, the former prime minister said that he is worried that the bond between Singaporeans and the Government “is being loosened”. Mr Goh, however, did …

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$500 enough to survive and pay for medical fees in Singapore?

By Terry Xu Living in a rental flat with her brother, Ms Tan Lay Huan, 53 years old and divorced, cannot stand or walk for extended periods of time due to her medical condition, and has to rely on the walking cane she carries wherever she goes. Her neighbours also said that Ms Tan might have mental issues, which is confirmed by her medical documents which states that she …

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Six principles, six initiatives for CPF: NSP

By Howard Lee Citing recent concerns from citizens over the Central Provident Fund, the National Solidarity Party (NSP) published a paper to outline its position on the pension fund, with the aim of providing greater clarity in how CPF can meet the needs of retirees. Describing the recent debate on CPF as “an atmosphere where there is more heat than light”, …

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