THE RESPONSES TO GOVERNMENTAL DECISIONS

10 TOP COMMON MYTHS OF SINGAPORE HEALTH CARE

As part of helping the public understand Singapore’s health care system, Ministry of Health has published an e-document! Click on the picture to find out more!    

SO WHERE IS THE MARKET HEADING?

Does this scenario look familiar? Something like all the analysts on the prime time news? Do your homework in your investments. Understand the fundamentals.

WHO IS DOING THE HEAVY LIFTING IN THE EUROPEAN UNION?

Are you familiar with all the news and focus of the crisis in Europe? We find this comic quite amusing. Yet, it is really a depiction of the entire circus in the Eurozone. While everyone wants to offer their help to tide over the crisis, it is very clear who is the one who has … Continue reading

THE PROBLEM WITH THE ECONOMY NOWADAYS…

This is probably the truest depiction of the economy of Singapore, or even the world, at present. We are forced to look outside of our employment box to make sure that we keep up with the cost of living. Don’t you agree?

AIA SURVEY SHOWS THAT SOME SINGAPOREANS DO NOT SEE A NEED FOR INSURANCE

Amanda Feng from Channel News Asia reports that a survey by American International Assurance Singapore (AIA) showed that only a little more than one in 10 Singaporeans are adequately insured. One-fifth of these uninsured Singaporeans also said that they do not see the need for insurance. Nearly half of the respondents polled felt it is … Continue reading

SURVEY FINDS THAT CPF SAVINGS ARE INSUFFICIENT FOR RETIREMENT.

Travis Teo of Channel News Asia reports that Singaporeans believe that they will have to work for as long as they can to supplement their retirement income. This is according to a survey by Citibank Singapore. The bank added that respondents think their CPF savings are insufficient to support them through retirement. According to the … Continue reading

MORE PROPERTY MARKET MEASURES REVEALED.

Mustafa Shafawi from Channel News Asia reports that the government in Singapore has announced more measures to maintain a stable and sustainable property market: From Friday, the holding period for imposition of Seller’s Stamp Duty (SSD) will be raised to four years from the current three. The SSD rates would also be raised while the … Continue reading

CHANGES TO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY ACT IN SINGAPORE PASSED.

Satish Cheney of Channel News Asia reports that changes to the Residential Property Act were passed in Parliament on Monday: It restricts foreign ownership of landed residential properties, including strata landed housing and land meant for residential development. To prevent speculation, approved purchasers are allowed to buy only one property, which cannot be sold within the … Continue reading

TIPS TO A BETTER LIFESTYLE.

Don’t know if you have been leading a healthy lifestyle? Need some indicators or bite-sized advice? Here are some tips pulled out from Singapore’s Health Promotion Board‘s section on Health Tips: If all the recent festive eating has made you put on weight and you need to lose some, remember to set a realistic and … Continue reading