Singaporean students taught “anti-foreigner” sentiments as root cause behind poverty

When approached by Singaporean students for their schoolwork over the plight of low income foreign workers, a volunteer worker said that she was surprised...

Free funeral service for elderly poor increase in demand in Singapore

According to a coverage by TodayOnline, Singapore's elderly poor are in such drastic poverty that more are demanding for free funeral service as they...

Ministry of Manpower: Bosses don’t pay wages, we can’t do anything

The Singapore Ministry of Manpower made an astounding claim today (Jan 19) declaring that the government cannot force employers to pay salaries. The press...

DPM Tharman lectures France on economy and governance

In a 20-min speech to French representatives at the Singapore-France Economic Forum, Singapore Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Tharman Shanmugaratnam lectured the France delegates on...

Economist: CPF benefits the rich more than the poor

Speaking at an economic forum, Singapore University of Social Science economist Walter Theseira criticised the Singapore CPF system for benefiting the rich and ripping...

Households poverty jumped 7%, welfare cost jumped 10% in FY2015

In the latest welfare figures from the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) today (Dec 9), the number of households on welfare jumped...

Lee Hsien Loong admit defeat to death of TPP

Due to countries not buying his hard-selling tactic of the Trans-Pacific Pact (TPP), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong finally threw in the white towel...

Survey: Singapore become more expensive

According to a recent cost of consumer goods survey conducted by UK-based group ECI International, Singapore has become more expensive and it's ranking jumped...

Tan Chuan Jin to social workers: Innovate within bureaucracy if your boss don’t listen

Speaking at a government dialogue with social workers, Minister for Social and Family Affairs (MSF) Tan Chuan Jin told the social workers to "innovate"...

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Singapore discharge positive case and he died 2 weeks later from infection

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has screwed up again by discharging a patient who still test positive, and the victim died from the coronavirus...

Government U-turn again: Foreign workers need not be tested before they start work

Barely three weeks ago on May 13, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong declared that it is mandatory for all foreign workers to be tested...

Minister Heng Swee Keat: I don’t know when can we return the money to...

In the Budget debate yesterday, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said he does not know when can the government return the S$52 billion...