Daily Archives: 2018-07-06

Just taxing the hawkers?

by Cheryl I refer to the recent government’s initiatives to turn Singapore into a cashless society by getting food court stalls to use electronic payments, for example, at the Yishun Park Hawker Centre. If one steps back and think critically, why would Singapore be changed into a more advanced society just from using an app to pay for a piece of …

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Does Chan understand what “putting themselves in the shoes of the people” really means?

At an awards ceremony attended by over 900 attendees organised to recognise individuals and agencies for achievements in fields such as service delivery, innovation and best practices, Minister-in charge of the Public Services, Mr Chan Chun Sing praised The Moments of Life (Families) app. In praising this app, Chan said that this app showed that public servants were “putting themselves in …

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