Daily Archives: 2018-03-09

    Country headed downhill under incompetent ‘4G leaders’ with high salaries
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Kwok Fangjie I applaud Ms Sylvia Lim’s refusal to concede to Leader of the House, Grace Fu’s demands It is very shocking that Grace Fu has the audacity to demand such an apology especially since the People’s Action Party has screwed up Read More

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    MOH takes 13 years to discover zero co-payment policies encourage “buffet syndrome”
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    On Wed (7 Mar), Health Minister Gan Kim Yong told Parliament that co-payment in healthcare plays an important role in ensuring that the healthcare system is sustainable. However, he noted that some private insurance policies had offered zero co-payment coverage. He said that Read More

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    Lam Pin Min on radio show: Government looking into issue of appropriate charging by healthcare providers
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Senior Minister of State for Health Lam Pin Min had clarified on 938NOW’s TalkBack programme on Friday (9 March) that policyholders who currently have full riders on their Integrated Shield Plans (IP) will not be affected by the requirement for all new IP riders Read More

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    Citizens speak out against introduction of 5% co-payment to healthcare insurance consumers
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    In a Today Online report dated 7 March (Wednesday), it is reported that Senior Minister of State for Health Chee Hong Tat has announced in Parliament on Wednesday that to curb the “buffet syndrome” among healthcare consumers who do not have to pay out-of-pocket Read More

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    AVA recalls all rockmelons from Australia as a precautionary measure
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) has announced the recall of rockmelons from a specific grower in Australia on 7 March, which indicated that more implicated consignments had been exported to Singapore, after the Australian authorities provided new information on the matter. The Australian authority Read More

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    AWARE and DPA: Employment Act amendments can do more to protect vulnerable employees
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    AWARE (Association of Women for Action and Research) and DPA (Disabled People’s Association) welcome the Government’s move to amend the Employment Act (EA) to remove the salary cap so that it covers all workers, and to transfer the hearing of wrongful dismissal claims Read More

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    Train disruption along EWL on Friday morning and afternoon
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Disruption of train service occurred again this morning (9 March) along the East West Line (EWL). According to commuters, it was a track fault at Tanah Merah station that caused the delays, but no official announcement was published in the morning by transport Read More

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