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13 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Making vocational ladder on par with the academic

The Prime Minister's National Day Rally speech on Sunday was not an annual report delivered by the chief executive officer of some commercial entity.

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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

14 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Dramatic Progress by Malay-Muslim community in S'pore - Hsien Loong

THE Malay/Muslim community has "progressed dramatically" in the 50 years since Mr Yusof Ishak was president, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday, as he expressed confidence that it would continue moving ahead through education and training.

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14 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Utusan Melayu's late founder: Meritocracy, multiracialism, modernism

As President of a newly-independent Singapore, Mr Yusof Ishak went down to the ground to reassure citizens stunned by their sudden ejection from Malaysia, rallying them to forge an inclusive multiracial society as part of their new national identity.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, Indonesia, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Malaysia

Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

Religious Rehabilitation Group 'invaluable' in maintaining harmony: PM Lee

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the group's role is especially vital with the ongoing conflict in Syria and Iraq drawing foreign fighters from all over the world.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, Indonesia, Terrorism

Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

West Bengal Chief Minister meets PM Lee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana on Aug 19, 2014.

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Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

App helps Sentosa beach bar serve customers better

Coastes at Sentosa's Siloso Beach is improving its staff productivity and enhancing customers' experience with the use of its Digital Menu app.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Straits Times

Adding a first pillar to old-age income support

The Silver Support scheme will strengthen the country's social safety net, but care should be taken in establishing the appropriate level for the payout so as not to increase moral hazard or dissuade family members from assisting in the financial support of their elderly parents, say the writers.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Pension, Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, Indonesia, Opinion

Channelnewsasia.com

Cultural shift in way people are valued 'long overdue'

MPs and observers are unanimous in asking Public Service to take the lead, saying it has much room for improvement.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, Indonesia, Nigel Bennett

Business Times

Jurong Lake area to be new draw...

Developers are expected to take a keener interest in future state land tenders in Jurong Lake District - whether for residential, commercial or hotel projects [SINGAPORE] Developers are expected to take a keener interest in future state land tenders in Jurong Lake District - whether for residential, commercial or hotel projects.

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Business Times

Lump-sum CPF withdrawal, lease buyback change hailed

The Central Provident Fund should discourage Singaporeans from frivolously taking lump-sum withdrawals from their retirement savings, even though the government's granting the option gives valuable flexibility, observers have said 'People don't seem to realise the future value of money of their CPF savings... And the government should let them ... (more)

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Channelnewsasia.com

The fishball stick-ing point and the new Municipal Services Office

At the National Day Rally on Sunday , the Prime Minister announced a Municipal Services Office to coordinate the work of various Government agencies to better serve residents.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Disparity in how some employers reward grads and non-grads

This is according to HR experts Channel NewsAsia spoke with when asked about the call by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for employers to help their staff advance, regardless of their qualifications.

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The Straits Times

'Open village' for dementia residents

It is estimated that by 2030, there will be about 80,000 Singaporeans aged 60 or older who will have dementia.

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Channelnewsasia.com

CPF scheme refinements could have positive spillovers on economy: Analysts

SINGAPORE: The Government's decision to give retirees the option to withdraw part of their CPF savings in a lump sum - one of the changes announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the National Day Rally on Sunday night - could have some positive spillovers on the economy, analysts said.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Science Centre to still nurture 'spirit of inquiry, exploration and discovery': Heng

A committee comprising a "diverse group of talented and passionate people" will be set up to plan the development of the "jewel" of Jurong, says Education Minister Heng Swee Keat.

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The Straits Times

PM sings xinyao classic: What is xinyao and which are the memorable songs?

Music lovers who came of age in the 1980s clap, sway and sing along to Singapore-style campus songs on July 6, 2014, at the central atrium of Bras Basah Complex.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Asia News Network

SINGAPORE: Singapore PM outlines Central Provident Fund options for retirement

Singapore's fast-rising number of elderly people can look forward to several changes aimed at ensuring they will have enough to live on during their retirement years.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, Indonesia, Personal Finance, Retirement, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Indian Express

Mamata's maiden foreign tour to Singapore draws flak

Chief Minister on her way to Singapore at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International airport on Sunday.

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Business Times

Helping ITE, poly grads move up...

Model employer: PM Lee hailed Keppel Corp for helping its staff acquire deep skills and knowledge throughout their careers.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Delay in opening of Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

Construction delays have pushed back the opening of Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in Jurong, revealed Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the National Day Rally.

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