Daily Archives: 2018-06-18

    Skepticism towards Speaker Tan Chuan Jin’s urge to employers, “Do not organise work activities that eat into family time”
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Speaking at the Dads’ Day Out event held at the Singapore Sports Hub, Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin said that employers can help fathers more by being conscious about organising work activities that do not eat into family time. Mr Tan gave the example Read More

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    Do Social Workers see themselves as gatekeepers of the system?
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    The incident of a senior citizen being denied help by The Ministry of Social and Family (MSF) Development in part because of sporadic donations from a friend has really got me thinking. As a community, Singaporeans are not unkind. Those that are in caring professions Read More

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    Resident posts photo of fallen facade of Pasir Ris HDB flat, MND Minister assured that HDB blocks are “safer than before”
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    On Monday (18 Jun), Facebook user Ye Ruoshi made a post about the facade of a HDB block falling. The incident is said to have taken place at Block 270 Pasir Ris Street 21, where the block of flats are around 20 years old. She Read More

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    Our responsibility towards ex-offenders
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss I read with a mixture of intrigue, cheer and dismay the letter from Mr Sunny Lee, Director, Media Relations, Community Partnership and Communications Group, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) captioned “Score focused on securing jobs for ex-offenders” published in The Straits Read More

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    Why are there so many “unknown” controversial CPF policies and how many more unknown?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    I refer to the Central Provident Fund board’s reply “CPF Board procedures on disclosing dead members’ details” to the letters from: Mr Neo Lin Chen (Unable to access CPF statement, June 1; and Having procedures doesn’t mean error-free execution, June 8), Ms Margaret Lee Read More

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