Vaccines: Free for children, subsidised for adults

By the year end, Singaporeans under the age of 18 will receive free vaccinations listed on the National Childhood Immunisation Schedule (NCIS). Similarly, childhood-development screenings...

Higher Medisave withdrawal limit for complex chronic conditions

From January next year, patients with complex chronic conditions such as diabetes, stroke and dementia can withdraw up to $700 from their Medisave accounts...

Parliament: Nominated MP Anthea Ong calls for national suicide prevention strategy

SINGAPORE - A Nominated MP has called for the Government to aim for a Singapore with zero suicides by implementing a national suicide prevention...

National suicide prevention strategy necessary, says NMP

A Nominated MP has called for the Government to aim for a Singapore with zero suicides by implementing a national suicide prevention strategy. Such a...

New inter-ministry committee to fight rise in online scams

A new inter-ministry committee has been set up to combat the growing scourge of online scams as more police reports were made on them...

Singapore Democratic Party launches policy paper on climate change

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Saturday (Feb 8) launched its policy paper on climate change, with party chairman Paul Tambyah saying...

Tan Cheng Bock remains tight-lipped over where Progress Singapore Party will contest in next...

SINGAPORE - The Progress Singapore Party's (PSP) new headquarters in Bukit Timah gives it a base to branch out to the rest of the...

Chee Hong Tat: Data on employment is clear

Senior Minister of State Chee Hong Tat has responded to a Facebook post by Workers' Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh, in a continuing debate...

SDP appeals against correction notices by Manpower Ministry in first court challenge of fake...

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has filed an appeal in the High Court against correction notices issued by the Manpower Ministry -...

SDP files court appeal against MOM’s correction notices

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) yesterday filed an appeal in the High Court against correction notices issued by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) -...

Chee Hong Tat clashes with WP chief Pritam Singh over employment data

SINGAPORE - Senior Minister of State Chee Hong Tat on Wednesday night (Jan 8) rebutted a Facebook post by Workers' Party chief Pritam Singh,...

SDP’s bid to get correction order cancelled rejected

SINGAPORE - Manpower Minister Josephine Teo has rejected the Singapore Democratic Party's (SDP) application to cancel three correction notices issued under the Protection from...

4G leaders’ roadmap for Singapore Together

SINGAPORE - In June 2019, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said that he and other ministers would work with Singaporeans to design and...

Tapping the collective wisdom of community for complex issues

When a couple separate, things can become complicated for their children, especially if they are of school-going age. One parent usually keeps the flat. The...

Look Back 2019: Fourth generation comes to the fore

The first strong indication came when Mr Heng Swee Keat was chosen as the People's Action Party's (PAP) first assistant secretary-general in November last...

WP chief Pritam Singh, PA adviser Chua Eng Leong spar over ‘double standards’

A barrier-free access ramp that took seven years to complete has led to Workers' Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh sparring with a People's Association...

Google on why it stopped taking political ads here

Google has explained its decision to stop accepting political advertisements regulated under Singapore's law against fake news, after it came under fire from the...

SDP complies with correction directions initiated by MOM under fake news law

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) complied on Sunday (Dec 15) with correction orders mandated by the Government on three of its online...

SDP complies with Pofma orders but will seek to cancel notices

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) complied yesterday with corrections mandated by the Government on three of its online posts, which dealt with the issue...

Sneaking a bite

Three-year-old Khoo Peck Ying taking a hefty bite of a mooncake when her mother's back was turned from a tray of freshly baked mooncakes...

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