In support of Jubilee Budget, PAP.SG proposes a few measures to enhance benefits to the seniors in the several areas.
Monday, 23 Feb 2015
Singapore's middle class will get strong support from the Government in the latest budget which aims to help middle-class families cope with the cost of living, further their careers and enhance their savings for retirement.
The key measures, as delivered by Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam in his budget speech, include:
1. Support for cost of living
The Government will halve the foreign domestic worker concessionary levy from $120 a month to $60 a month. It will also extend the concessionary levy to households with children aged below 16. The reduction will take effect from May 1, and will benefit 144,500 households.
PM Lee Hsien Loong Chinese New Year Message 2015. He said the state is "doing all it can" to strengthen the bonds within immediate families as well among the larger "national family".
The earnings of households across income levels rose in 2014, even after accounting for inflation.
Petir captures some of the happy moments here
Activists from various branches across Singapore late last year busied themselves by giving back to the community as part of the PAP60 celebrations.
Minister for National Development Mr Khaw in wrapping up of the motion on the report of the Auditor General on AHPETC said: “Let’s support the motion, to assure Singaporeans that as MPs, we uphold the highest standards of governance, to safeguard our residents’ well-being and interests, and to protect the public monies entrusted to our TCs.
Nothing was left to chance to ensure that the event went seamlessly at the Singapore Expo.
MP Fatimah Lateef applies her evidence-based medical training to her community work.
Newly-appointed PPF Council chairman Benjamin Tay woos activists to contribute to the party and Singapore.