Stories By Imelda Saad
106 Mar 2015 Fri
Of the total drug abusers arrested in 2014, 34 per cent were below the age of 30, up from 29 per cent in 2010. Among new abusers, two-thirds were below the age of 30, up from half in 2010.
206 Mar 2015 Fri
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam says Singapore has done relatively well in terms of social mobility, staying more "fluid" than most other countries.
305 Mar 2015 Thu
The SkillsFuture initiative will be a transformative force, said DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam.
405 Mar 2015 Thu
Wrapping up the Budget debate, the Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister addresses concerns raised by MPs, giving the assurance that Singapore is in a good fiscal position 'at least for the rest of the decade'.
503 Mar 2015 Tue
Workers' Party Chairman Sylvia Lim says that together, the SkillsFuture initiatives and the Silver Support Scheme are important for 'social solidarity', and a shift to the left is the right thing to do.
603 Mar 2015 Tue
But in lauding the move as inclusive and a welcome relief to seniors, Members of Parliament also have questions on how the qualifying criteria will be applied.
703 Mar 2015 Tue
Just as education has always been seen as an important leveller for social mobility, SkillsFuture will enable every Singaporean to own their journey in life and gain fulfilment at work, even in their senior years, says MP Jessica Tan.
803 Mar 2015 Tue
Speaking during the debate on the Budget, Associate Professor Tan said the extended use of the schemes provoke "serious concerns".
928 Feb 2015 Sat
Minister of State for National Development Maliki Osman suggests deeper, smaller scale engagement between leaders and citizens, and empowerment among the community, to build positive attitudes and experiences.
1027 Feb 2015 Fri
The Economic Development Board (EDB) will be driving the Leadership Development scheme, which is part of the SkillsFuture initiative.