Why is our schools not producing the required number of talents: Leong Mun Wai

Why is our schools not producing the required number of talents: Leong Mun Wai

PSP Leong Mun Wai asked in Parliament why Singapore’s education system was not producing the required numbers of local talent needed. “Minister Tan said that there’s simply not enough local talent… Then what happened to our education system? What happened after 20 years, you’re still telling Singaporeans that we (have) not enough talent.” Is there […]

More Support under New NTUC U FSE Relief Scheme!

If 2021 has been rough for you, you are definitely not alone. Many of our freelancers have been hit hard even as Singapore moves into the next phase. Thankfully, there is more support for them under the new NTUC U FSE Relief Scheme! Amidst a period of slow economic recovery, the National Trades Union Congress […]

Who are our Labour MPs? What sets them apart from the other MPs?

Singapore MP from NTUC

By now everyone has probably heard enough about NTUC’s symbiotic relationship with the PAP. Members First, Workers Always. #EveryWorkerMatters. More PMEs need to join unions… and so on. If you also haven’t noticed, some of the faces of NTUC are also the same faces you’ve probably seen in parliamentary debates, or around your neighbourhood if […]

This is about lives, not theoretical musings: DPM Heng to Jamus Lim

Jamus Lim Theoretical Musings

“Let us not play with fire. This is about the lives of our people, not theoretical musings,” DPM Heng Swee Keat said to WP Jamus Lim in Parliament, 26 February 2021. Mr Heng reiterated that it is not in our national interest to disclose the size of the reserves. Revealing the size of the reserves […]

Jamus’ idea to reveal the size of reserves is baffling: reader

Jamus Falls Short of Expectation

I recall the buzz and excitement, at least among my friends and Facebook feed, when Jamus Lim was introduced as WP’s candidate in GE 2020. I’m sure many of us can remember his impressive resume, which included stints in the World Bank and Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund, as well as qualifications from Harvard and […]

Grow your CPF with Matched Retirement Savings Scheme; 440,000 members qualify

Matched Retirement Savings

Matched Retirement Savings Scheme (MRSS) Good news! The Government has introduced the Matched Retirement Savings Scheme (MRSS) to help senior Singaporeans who have yet to meet the Basic Retirement Sum (BRS) save more for retirement. Here’s how it works. For 5 years from 2021 to 2025, the Government will match dollar-for-dollar, cash top-ups made to […]

COVID-19 Recovery Grant; up to $700 a month for individuals financially impacted by COVID-19

COVID-19 Recovery Grant

More help coming the way of individuals still impacted by the pandemic. Heard of the COVID-19 Recovery Grant? The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will launch the COVID19 Recovery Grant (CRG) on 18 January 2021 to support lower- to middle-income employees and self-employed persons (SEPs) who are financially impacted by COVID-19. Earlier measures […]