Daily Archives: 2018-06-04

Crowdfunding is changing the world for the better

by ValuePenguin The emergence of charitable crowdfunding has already produced impressive results for charities around the world. In this article, we explore what makes these platforms so effective and how you can use them to make a positive impact. Evidence indicates that donating to charity can boost your happiness. Luckily for donors, technology has made it incredibly simple to donate by making charitable …

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Alliance formed to help Singaporeans avoid “eating up” our planet

by Tan Yihan Four local non-profits are joining forces to ensure one of Singaporeans’ favourite pastimes – eating out – does not come at the expense of our planet and future generations. The joint initiative, “Makan SG”, was introduced on Sunday (June 3) at a public talk held by the four organisations: Centre for a Responsible Future (CRF), People’s Movement …

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ElderShield surplus may only run out in 40 years?

Why are the accumulated surpluses of ElderShield not public information? I refer to the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) reply “ElderShield premiums collected meant to support future claims” (Straits Times Forum, Jun 4) to Mr Cheng Choon Fei’s letter (Current ElderShield insurers should return surplus premiums to MOH, May 31). It states that: “Long-term care insurance like ElderShield works by pooling together premiums paid by policyholders in their …

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Minor train delay along NSL on Monday morning

There was a train delay occurred this morning (4 Jun) on the North-South Line (NSL) along the Southbound line. No official announcement given by SMRT but post from a commuter said it was due to a track fault. On TATA SMRT Facebook passengers informed on the delay: Jun Liang wrote: “[NSL] track fault at Ang Mo Kio towards southbound.” And …

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