Stories By Imelda Saad
129 Jan 2015 Thu
The Ministry of National Development is in discussions with Eternal Pure Land to see how the land can be restored to the original plan of a Chinese temple, Minister Khaw Boon Wan says.
226 Jan 2015 Mon
At the Singapore Perspectives conference, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean highlighted new initiatives such as the Pioneer Generation Package and MediShield Life. He stressed it is not about how much redistribution is done, but how the money is spent.
325 Jan 2015 Sun
Sun Ray is an ambitious programme where candidates are centrally recruited by the National Council of Social Services (NCSS), groomed and then deployed across the sector.
424 Jan 2015 Sat
In an interview with Channel NewsAsia, Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing elaborated on strategies to alleviate the long waiting lists for pre-school places.
524 Jan 2015 Sat
A national database containing the records of people who need help is in the final stages of testing and will be progressively rolled out from the second half of this year, said Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing.
622 Jan 2015 Thu
The initiatives include a two-pronged strategy, which will see regulatory and organisational initiatives being implemented. In an exclusive interview with Channel NewsAsia, Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing outlined his ministry's priorities for the year.
715 Jan 2015 Thu
Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing says the ministry is "seriously considering" ways of protecting vulnerable adults who are unable to take care of themselves.
814 Jan 2015 Wed
Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing described the centre, which will be ready by the second quarter of 2015, as a milestone for the sector.
913 Jan 2015 Tue
In a survey of more than 350 employers 37 per cent say they expect to increase headcount - down 6.8 per cent from the second half of 2014.
1009 Jan 2015 Fri
The launch of a manned space balloon flight would bring safety risks to aircraft as well as to lives and property on the ground, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore says.