Singapore in need of cash, raise S$2 billion bond for sale in 2017

Singapore is in need of cash and is raising S$2 billion bond for sale under the Singapore Savings Bonds (SSBs). The Monetary Authority of...

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...

NUS economist: Minimum CPF payout of S$450 to S$600 is required

Associate Professor Chia Ngee Choon, an economist from the National University of Singapore, lashed out at the amount of CPF payout for low income...

Minister Tharman: Sell or rent your home when you are old to retire

Giving a speech proposing to change the Constitution, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said that Singapore government have 3 "thrusts" to help Singaporeans retire: 1)...

Ministry of Health: Elderly suicide is “statistically high but low”

When confronted by statistic showing Singapore's elderly suicide rate hitting a record high in 2017, the Singapore Ministry of Health dismissed the report as...

NUS economist: GIC should return profits made from CPF funds

Speaking at the NUS forum yesterday (Jan 12), NUS economist Associate Professor Chia Ngee Choon called for the Singapore government to return profits made...

Straits Times: Ban Singaporeans from using CPF to buy HDB

Following the ridiculous speech by President Halimah Yacob, state media Straits Times featured a government university's professor absurd call to ban Singaporeans from using...

CPF: We have higher interest rates…compared to banks

According to a "longitudinal study" conducted by the Central Provident Fund (CPF), 40% of Singaporeans at aged 55 left their money in the CPF....

PAP MP Heng Chee How: Singaporeans should work longer, withdraw CPF later

In the Parliament session yesterday (Feb 27), PAP MP Heng Chee How has called for the retirement age to be raised and delay the...

Study: Elderly cannot afford to retire, expected to work past 70

According to a new study published by the Singapore Management University (SMU) and US-based RAND Corporation yesterday (Oct 27), Singaporeans are increasingly pessimistic about...

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