Daily Archives: 2019-07-01

The power of Pinkdot lies in its rejection

by James Leong Learnings from my First Foray into Hong Lim Park I get Pinkdot but it did not resonate with me, but action does speak louder than words and Pinkdot is in its 11th year. That’s more than a decade’s worth of action, so they must be doing something right.  I suspended all beliefs and decided to brave the crowds …

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930,000 HDB households to receive GST voucher-U-Save in July 2019

About 930,000 Singaporean HDB households will receive the next instalment of the GST Voucher – Utilities-Save (U-Save) in July 2019, announced Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Monday (1 July). The ministry stated that U-Save is one of three components under the permanent GST Voucher scheme. The U-Save rebates, which are disbursed every three months, help HDB households offset part of …

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Mount Alvernia and APSN team up to provide medical and dental care for persons with special needs

In a partnership with Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN), Mount Alvernia Outreach Medical and Dental Clinics are providing highly subsidised medical and dental care for persons with Mild Intellectual Disability (MID). In a joint statement, the Hospital and organisation says this is a monumental step in the special needs sector which will benefit individuals who have attended APSN’s …

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CPF Board video-records exchanges between public members and their staff

It was earlier reported that a 60-year-old elderly man Lim Koh Leong wrote on his Facebook page last Wed (26 Jun), complaining that despite having more than enough money in his CPF account to cover his daughter’s education fees, he was not allowed to use any of it for his daughter’s education (‘Man apologises to CPF Board and decides to …

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