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Netizens question Changi Airport Group Vice-President Poh Li San’s intention to contest in next GE, draw parallels with President Halimah Yacob’s statement prior to PE

Following Changi Airport Group Vice-President Poh Li San’s statement regarding her intention to contest in the next General Election (GE) under the People’s Action Party (PAP) banner, a handful of netizens have questioned her motives for doing so, with several of them pointing out her background as a Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) pilot and her speedy rise in …

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Public member complains $200 Medisave top-up not enough but Masagos says not to burden future generations

Government feedback and engagement agency REACH yesterday (24 Mar) said that more than 80 per cent of Singaporeans supported the Merdeka Generation Package announced in this year’s Budget. This was the results from the Budget 2019 Feedback Exercise, which saw 4,500 Singaporeans responding to REACH’s survey, it revealed. REACH said it engaged 2,601 of these respondents through face-to-face meets at …

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Returning CPF monies in full, cutting ministers’ salaries and implementing minimum wage among SDP’s 10-point plan to reduce Singaporeans’ living costs

Returning Central Provident Fund (CPF) sums in full, the sizing down of ministerial salaries, and the implementation of minimum wage for Singaporeans are among the reforms proposed in the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP)’s latest policy paper. “A Better Life For All: Lowering the Cost of Living In Singapore”, launched on Sat (16 Mar), also proposed the reduction of healthcare costs …

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ST quoting Edelman’s survey: 67 per cent of Singaporeans trust the Government

Quoting the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer survey, local media, the Straits Times published a front page news today saying that Singaporeans’ trust in the government as well as the mainstream media has gone up (‘Singaporeans’ trust up in Government and media: Survey‘, 18 Mar). “The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer – a survey of people’s sentiment about four key institutions in …

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