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The PAP Women’s Wing

The PAP Women’s Wing celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. But do you know that a PAP Women’s League existed,…
12 Sep 2019 • 2 min read
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Grants increased for HDB flat buyers

First-time home buyers will get higher housing grants when they purchase Housing Board flats and the income ceilings for eligible…
11 Sep 2019 • 2 min read
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Getting to know Jek Yeun Thong

Mr Jek Yeun Thong, a founding member of the People’s Action Party (PAP) and a member of Singapore’s first cabinet,…
05 Sep 2019 • 2 min read
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Electoral boundaries review committee formed

The Electoral Boundaries Review Committee that reviews Singapore's electoral boundaries and divisions has been formed.The Election Department, in its statement…
04 Sep 2019 • < 1 min read
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Parliament Highlights – 4 September 2019

School teachers trained to manage LGBT bullying  Teachers and counsellors are given "very extensive training" to handle bullying targeting gender…
04 Sep 2019 • 4 min read
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Draft law to protect and rehabilitate youth will be extended to under age 18

A law to protect young offenders and vulnerable children up to age 16 is to be amended, with the age…
04 Sep 2019 • < 1 min read
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Parliament Highlights – 3 September 2019

Navigating global uncertainties Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said Singapore must diversify markets and supply chains, as…
03 Sep 2019 • 4 min read
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Maintain fare affordability for commuters

Public transport fares could increase by up to 10 cents next year, said the Public Transport Council (PTC) as it…
03 Sep 2019 • 2 min read
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Revised law to preserve religious harmony in Singapore

The Government intends to update the nearly 30-year-old Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act (MRHA) to act swiftly against threats to…
02 Sep 2019 • 2 min read
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Parliament Highlights – 2 September 2019

Consistency in the new PSLE scoring system The new Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) scoring system for students exempted from…
02 Sep 2019 • 4 min read
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S’poreans think long term when tackling climate change challenges

Most Singaporeans, especially the young, understand the impact of climate change and the need to tackle the challenges early, according…
30 Aug 2019 • < 1 min read
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School Exams: “Time to unwind without losing fundamental principles of meritocracy”

Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung said that it is time for parents to unwind without losing the fundamental principles…
29 Aug 2019 • < 1 min read
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Affordable pre-school for all

Come 2020, lower-income families may only need to pay as little as $3 a month for full-day childcare. The monthly…
29 Aug 2019 • < 1 min read
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Getting to know Dr Toh Chin Chye

Dr Toh Chin Chye, a founding member of the People’s Action Party (PAP) and its first and longest-serving chairman, was…
29 Aug 2019 • 2 min read
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No illusions about depth of religious fault lines: PM Lee

There is a need to continue managing religious harmony in Singapore, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said, given the prevailing…
27 Aug 2019 • < 1 min read
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PM Lee: Singaporeans can weather global uncertainties by upgrading skills

The world economy is facing challenging times, but Singaporeans will be able to weather the storm with the right tools…
26 Aug 2019 • < 1 min read
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Getting to know S. Rajaratnam

The National Pledge that all students recite in school can be attributed to one person - Sinnathamby Rajaratnam or better…
22 Aug 2019 • 2 min read
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Helping seniors work longer, build up CPF savings a crucial first step: Josephine Teo

Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo said it is important for "labour constrained" Singapore to increase the pool of workers through…
20 Aug 2019 • 2 min read
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Honest and capable Government working with Singaporeans

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has called on Singaporeans to commit themselves to improve on what they have and to…
18 Aug 2019 • 3 min read
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Singaporeans must prepare for the impact of climate change

Singaporeans must prepare for the impact of climate change on Singapore to safeguard the existence of our island nation, said…
18 Aug 2019 • 2 min read
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