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SDP – MOH must tackle root cause of healthcare problems
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pmThe members of the Healthcare Advisory Panel from Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has issued a press statement which express their support in Health Minister Gan Kim Yong’s acknowledgment about high healthcare costs in Singapore and that Read More

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Single unwed parents given same leave entitlement
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pmIn Acting Minister for Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), Mr Chan Chun Sing’s closing speech for the Ministry. He announced in his speech that the infant care and childcare leave provisions will be Read More

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More MOE Scholarships for regional studies
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pmMP for Aljunied GRC, Mr Chen Show Mao spoke in parliament on Thursday, to urge the Ministry of Education (MOE) to offer more exchange programs for more students to participate in. Mr Chen says, “At present, Read More

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New Inter-Agency Committee to Promote Road Safety
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pmParliamentary Secretary for Transport, Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim spoke on Wednesday in the parliament covering road safety, cycling and catering the transportation system for the ageing population. When he said that when he joined Read More

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Making the roads safer for motorist and pedestrians
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pmMP of Hougang SMC, Mr Png Eng Huat said in the parliament on Wednesday that although there are fewer fatal and injury accidents in 2012, the government must still ensure that the roads remain safe Read More

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Increasing safety for cyclists and pedestrians
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pm MP for Aljunied GRC, Mr Pritnam Singh asked the Ministry of Transportation (MOT) on Wednesday to consider an inter-agency educational campaign covering cycling etiquette and other personal road safety measures for cyclists as part Read More

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Long waiting time for subsidized patients in restructured hospitals
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pmWorkers’ Party Secretary General and MP for Aljunied GRC , Mr Low Thia Khiang highlighted that the restructured hospitals presently appears to be managed as profit-driven companies. Most of the restructured hospitals around has International Medical Services Read More

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Making transportation more affordable
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pmMP for Punggol East SMC, Lee Li Lian has called for the fare concessions to be extended to the disabled as what the other MPs has raised in the past. She hopes that the concession Read More

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Environment Issues brought out by Workers’ Party MPs
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pmMP for Aljunied GRC, Pritam Singh spoke in the parliament on Tuesday in the parliament on the issue with the growing rat problem observed in Singapore, while fellow MP Sylvia Lim spoke on the unusual peak of Read More

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New Budget and Old Asset Rich Folks
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By Dr Yuen Chung Kwong Singapore has one of the highest per capita wealth index in the world, largely a reflection of high property prices and a high level of real estate ownership. Yet, few people feel they are rich, because most people Read More

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