AIA Insurance Agent jailed 8 years for cheating elderly couple

A former top insurance agent from AIA was sentenced to 8 years' jail on Thursday (May 19) for cheating an elderly couple of S$8.89...

Poverty among Singapore elderly doubled

Singaporean elderly are finding it harder to retire and are selling their HDB flats to the Singapore government to alleviate poverty. The take-up rate...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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