Strengthening our social compact in an uncertain and complex global future

Strengthening our social compact in an uncertain and complex global future

Strengthening our social compact will have to go beyond Government measures and redistributive policies, DPM Heng Swee Keat said. Each and everyone of us has a part to play, to build on the strengths that we have and to grow new strengths. Our social compact was built on giving everyone a stake in our country. […]

The CMIO classification affirms multiracialism and matters more for minorities

The CMIO classification affirms multiracialism and matters more for minorities

There have been calls from some quarters – including the Workers’ Party – to abolish the CMIO classification. Some called for a relook of the model. They question if it is still relevant. Others claim that it makes us look at people through through the lens of race. In an op-ed written for the Straits […]

Tan Tock Seng Hospital resumes admissions from 18 May

Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Tan Tock Seng Hospital said in a press release that it will resume admissions from 18 May. The hospital cluster emerged after the detection of the first case on April 27 when a nurse who works in Ward 9D was diagnosed with COVID-19. Since then, the hospital has taken tough, but necessary measures to contain […]

No reason to be defensive of our trade unionism and tripartism: PM Lee

trade unionism and tripartism

Our model of trade unionism and tripartism has been criticised, especially in the West. But we have no reason to be defensive because the verdict of history is clear, PM Lee said in his 2021 May Day Message. “Tripartism and cooperation have been far more effective in securing workers’ welfare and livelihoods than militancy and […]