Former PAP Minister: Don’t expect the same pay even when working “as long as...

Speaking at a NTUC event for training programmes, former PAP Minister Lim Boon Heng said Singaporeans should work "as long as possible" but don't...

When to retire? – A study by Dr. Sing Lin

Submission from 长宁: This is worth sharing as it concerns Singapore's working population. Not sure if STR published this before. The finding is alarming as...

Ministry of Health: We use dead bodies without consent if it is unclaimed

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) admitted that from 2011 to 2015, it has used about 15 unclaimed dead bodies without consent each year to...

CPF increase Retirement Sum to S$166,000, payout likely increase to 67

Singapore's Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board has just increased the CPF Retirement Sum (previously known as the Minimum Sum, name was changed due to...

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...

Singapore rated “AAA” for creditworthiness, but little concern for CPF holders

US-based credit rating agency Moody yesterday (Dec 8) rated Singapore "AAA" for creditworthiness and gave a "stable" outlook for the country's economy. The "AAA"...

Lee Hsien Loong quote his father to fix the Presidential election

"This is not a Malay Singapore, not an Indian Singapore, not a Chinese Singapore. This is for everyone." Quoting his father Lee Kuan Yew, Prime...

Minister Tharman: We will remove Retirement Age eventually

Speaking at the World Cities Summit yesterday, Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Tharman Shamugaratnam responded to ambassador-at-large Dr Tommy Koh's question about abolishing retirement...

Elderly Singaporean cleaner burn himself to death due to unemployment

A 70-year-old Singaporean elderly cleaner doused himself in petroleum and burn himself to death as he was not able to find employment after he...

Sale of Balance flats hover at 5,170, but no price drop

The Singapore government is refusing to lower housing prices despite the increase in balance flats (SBF). In May 2013, SBF flats were at 3,100. 3...

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