Daily Archives: 2017-03-24

Lawrence Wong: Be attentive and realistic in choosing home for life

The Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong warns members of the public to pay attention and be realistic when buying old flats, especially in relation with the Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme (SERS). The Minister reminds buyers that SERS only offered to HDB blocks located in sites with high redevelopment potential, which are typically sites where the land has not …

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Margins from drugs and medical procedures to cover cost of Public hospitals?

I refer to the Ministry of Health (MOH)’s reply “Public healthcare institutions operate on non-profit basis” and Singapore General Hospital’s reply “Our charges are comparable to most hospitals” (Straits Times Forum, Mar 24) to the two letters by Mr David Soh Poh Huat (Do public hospitals profit from medical procedures done?; March 11, and Health Ministry should step in to regulate costs; Forum Online, March …

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A money minute with Shireena Shroff Manchharam

By SingSaver.com.sg How does she/he do it? It’s a question that we find ourselves pondering whenever someone appears to be always on top of their game — whether it’s their career, their style, or the way they raise their perfect children. The same can be said with one’s finances. But alas, unlike asking something like “where did you get those pair …

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Startup SG Founder: S$20m budget to support first-time entrepreneurs

To support first-time entrepreneurs who are just starting out, the Startup SG Founder scheme has prepared a budget of about $20 million. This was announced by Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon on Wednesday (22 Mar) at at the LaunchPad @ One-North Phase 2 Housewarming Party, an event marking the opening of the three new blocks. …

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