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Of everyday heroes and a nation that can embrace all

Near the end of this year's National Day Parade, a former convict, a navy serviceman with only one limb, a champion wakeboarder, a man born without a left foot and a dancer once detained under the Internal...

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CPF changes good but devil is in the details

There were three main complaints over the Central Provident Fund (CPF) leading up to the National Day Rally on Sunday evening.

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Will government agencies really place skills above degrees?

At his National Day Rally on Sunday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong talked about the need for a "culture shift" to persuade young people to consider alternative routes to career success.

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3 questions and answers on the Minimum Sum and retirement

The Central Provident Fund (CPF) Minimum Sum will be raised one more time, to $161,000 next year. But after that, there will be no more major increases, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National...

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PM Lee pays tribute to Lee Kuan Yew's former driver

Mr Rahmat Yusak, who died two weeks ago aged 95, helped in his own way to drive Singapore forward.

News and Features

Aug 17, 2014 11:27 PM

3 questions and answers on the Minimum Sum and retirement

The Central Provident Fund (CPF) Minimum Sum will be raised one more time, to $161,000 next year. But after that, there will be no more major increases, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Rally speech on Sunday night. Here are three things about the Minimum Sum and...

Aug 17, 2014 11:04 PM

PM Lee pays tribute to Lee Kuan Yew's former driver

Mr Rahmat Yusak, who died two weeks ago aged 95, helped in his own way to drive Singapore forward.

Aug 17, 2014 10:25 PM

PM Lee on changes to CPF, emphasis on skills, and honouring pioneers

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced significant changes to the Central Provident Fund (CPF) at his annual National Day Rally on Aug 17.

Aug 17, 2014 09:48 PM

New Jurong Lake Gardens part of Lakeside transformation plans

A new Jurong Lake Gardens will be created in western Singapore by combining the existing Japanese Garden, Chinese Garden and Jurong Lake Park, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Aug 17, 2014 09:46 PM

New Municipal Services Office to serve residents seamlessly

A new Municipal Services Office will be set up to serve residents in a more seamless way.

Supperclub

Alex Yam: People saying something as they care about S’pore

It may be one of the longest continuously ruling political parties in the world but Alex Yam, the head honcho of internal communications for the People’s Action Party (PAP), says it can’t be stuck in the past, but must evolve. The Chua Chu Kang GRC MP also tells Maryam Mokhtar about how the...

Eugene Tan: NMP system works if Roy Ngerng wants in

In Part two of the Supper Club interview, Nominated MP Eugene Tan talks to Robin Chan about the MPs who have left an impression, Roy Ngerng as an NMP, and why he wants a second term in Parliament.

 

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