Did Workers’ Party propose more than one way to dip into strategic reserves?

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Did Workers’ Party (WP) propose more than one way to dip into Singapore’s strategic reserves? Yes they did. WP in fact, proposed 2 ways to dip into our strategic reserves for recurrent spending: direct use of land sale proceeds and increased use of NIRC. Land sale proceeds Singapore’s reserves include physical assets like land. Currently, […]

The world is in for a perfect long storm shaped by a confluence of factors: Tharman

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The world has entered an era of profound uncertainty and fragility, Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said. Speaking at the IMAS-Bloomberg Investment Conference on 9 March 2022, Mr Tharman, who is also MAS Chairman, said investing for the future has become a much more complex game, more complex than it was pre-pandemic, and also more complex than […]

Chee Soon Juan reacts to removal of streaming in secondary schools

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𝗖𝗵𝗲𝗲 𝗦𝗼𝗼𝗻 𝗝𝘂𝗮𝗻 𝗶𝘀 𝗯𝘂𝘀𝘆 𝗰𝗿𝗼𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗰𝗿𝗲𝗱𝗶𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝗹𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝗻 𝘀𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹𝘀. 𝗡𝗼 𝘀𝘂𝗿𝗽𝗿𝗶𝘀𝗲 𝗮𝘁 𝗮𝗹𝗹 The reason why MOE is now completely doing away with streaming today is because they have fine-tuned it, customised it to meet every child’s needs. Instead of 3 broad stream (Exp, NA, NT), there are […]

Does GST hurt the poor the most? Arguments from PSP and WP.

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Despite Finance Minister Lawrence Wong taking great pains and going to great lengths to explain how the government has designed the GST in such a way that it is actually progressive and not regressive, and does not hurt the poorer segment of society, the opposition WP and PSP continue to mislead on the impact of […]

Sylvia Lim’s Apple phone hack warning and the political games she plays

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Singapore state agencies did not hack WP Sylvia Lim’s iPhone, Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam told Parliament on Friday, 18 Feb. The Minister’s response came after an exchange between Ms Lim and Minister of State for Home Affairs Desmond Tan on the government’s use of spyware. Ms Lim said she had received a […]