Daily Archives: 2018-11-14

MOH publishes surgical procedure fee benchmarks developed by advisory comittee

Fee benchmarks for private sector professional fees for common surgical procedures has been announced by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Wednesday (14 November). The ministry stated that the benchmarks will guide private sector healthcare providers in charging appropriately and enable patients and payers to make more informed decisions. The benchmarks were developed by the Fee Benchmarks Advisory Committee chaired …

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No policy “that prohibits alleged falsehoods”: Facebook on refusal to remove States Times Review post

Following its refusal to take down a post by States Times Review (STR) which contained allegations of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong involvement in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), social media giant Facebook has revealed the reason behind its course of action. Responding to queries from Channel NewsAsia, a spokesperson for Facebook said: “We have a responsibility to handle any …

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NTUC Foodfare on discontented hawkers: Nothing to stop them to operate in NEA hawker centres

Yesterday, Vulcanpost.com published an interview it had with NTUC Foodfare CEO Perry Ong (‘NTUC Foodfare CEO Claims Social Enterprise Hawker Centres Remain An Affordable Option For Hawkers’,13 Nov), regarding his response to the current brickbats social enterprises are receiving from the public. Ong explained that social enterprise is not a charity. “Social enterprise is not about maximising profits, but it …

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