Health Ministry: Singapore government made at least S$2 billion out of Eldershield since 2002

Since the national insurance scheme ElderShield is introduced in 2002, the Singapore government has profited at least S$2 billion by far and has only paid out S$90 million. In...

Budget 2016: Up to S$1500 cash for low income retirees in July, By-Election carrot...

Update: There is a mistake in the original article. Retirees will receive 2 quarter of payout up to S$1,500 cash in July. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat yesterday (March 25)...

Number of working retirees nearly doubled due to lack of retirement fund

According to the latest employment statistics by the Ministry of Manpower, the number of working retirees in the workforce nearly doubled. For those aged between 65 and 69, the...

Elderly Singaporean’s legs left to rot for 2 years as medical expenses are too...

66-year-old Singaporean Sim Choo Chuan's legs were left to rot for more than two year in 2013 to Nov 2015, because she could not afford the out-of-pocket medical expenses...

NTUC: Increase retirement age beyond 62

Singapore's government-controlled labour union today (Feb 25) called on the government to increase retirement age beyond 62 for different industries to "allow workers who are able to stay in...

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The past week has been heartening to read that many Singaporeans have expressed disappointment in the shut down of States Times Review. I have been...

STR to shut down

The States Times Review website has been blocked under false charges of "fake news" and "criminal defamation" laid by the Singapore dictatorship.   As such, the...

Law Minister K Shanmugam threatens 2 years jail for “Criminal Defamation”

Singapore's Law Minister K Shanmugam has gone to the local state media threatening that the articles published by States Times Review is "criminal defamation"....