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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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Survey: 35% think Heng can understand ordinary Singaporeans but 21% doubt so

Current Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat has now been portrayed in media outlets since his appointment as 1st assistant Secretary-General of People’s Action Party as the most likely candidate to be the next Prime Minister of Singapore. According to the latest Blackbox survey published in Dec 2018, 3 in 5 respondents were said to have a favorable impression of the …

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