Moving towards Phase 3 in Singapore

phase 3

In the early stage of the COVID-19 outbreak, there were two schools of thought on how the virus should be dealt with. As Singapore moves closer towards Phase 3, let’s have a quick recap on what worked around the world. Imposing a lockdown One approach would be to impose a lockdown to contain the virus […]

Third round of nationwide mask distribution by Temasek

3D mask for distribution

We’re a blessed people and often, we take good things for granted. To deal with the pandemic, we have been given quality free masks to help keep ourselves and others safe. And now, Madam Ho Ching revealed a third round of nationwide mask distribution. These are 3D mask, similar to the white Singapore lion mask […]

Preparing for Growth with Premium Increases

MediShield premium increase

As Singapore ages, so does our healthcare structure. To oil the machine of our healthcare, the government has set aside a portion of the MediShield Life Premiums for the future to moderate premium increases as people age, said Senior Minister of State for Health Koh Poh Koon on Monday (Nov 2). The Health Ministry had announced […]

More people topping up their CPF; Withdrawal at 55 gone down

CPF retirement fund

What about you? Are you also actively saving for your retirement? Going by the increase in the number of top-ups, more members are taking active steps to save for their retirement. 198,000 top-ups amounting to $1.81 billion Despite the challenging economic conditions, more than 198,000 top-ups amounting to $1.81 billion were made in the first […]

Singapore leads the way in healthcare: Sean Masaki Flynn

medisave

Forbes article (Let Singapore Lead The Way: Health Care With Sean Masaki Flynn, September 18, 2020) wrote: By a wide margin the U.S. spends proportionately more on health care than any other nation, and yet life expectancy here lags many other countries. Singapore spends a fraction of what we do on health care and yet […]