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  • Pegging retirement and re-employment ages to Singaporeans’ healthy life expectancy

    By: IPS Editor | Mar 26, 2019 | Hits: 702

    Manpower Minister Josephine Teo announced during her Ministry’s budget debate this month that the tripartite labour partners — government, businesses and unions — have agreed that the retirement and re-employment ages in Singapore not only continue to be relevant, but should be increased. The Minister also underlined that even as the retirement and re-employment ages…..

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  • Strengthening Safety Nets for the Elderly should be a Societal Concern

    By: admintest admintest | Jun 24, 2016 | Hits: 2536

    Most of us would have seen elderly folk — of the same vintage as our parents or grandparents — cleaning tables at hawker centres, sweeping the sidewalk and selling packets of tissue paper outside MRT stations. These scenes may make us uncomfortable. Some of us, as I do, may feel ashamed and question society’s moral…..

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