Biography of the Author Tan Jin Meng

Tan Jin Meng

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  1. palliative care

    Commentary: Help with disability costs welcomed but allowing withdrawal of Medisave may not benefit all

    Instead of allowing Medisave to be used directly for severe disability care, we should use extra funds to pay for higher, shared coverage in ...
  2. Distinctive HDBs (4)

    Commentary: Can shifting the emphasis to renting help solve Singapore’s public housing puzzle?

    Finite leases and the use of CPF for housing may mean inadequate retirement income for Singaporeans. What Singapore needs is a broader discussion ...
  3. Singapore home renovation contractors HDB

    Commentary: An over-emphasis on home ownership can come at a cost to society. Time for a review of public housing policy

    Singapore’s housing policy started out with the aim of providing basic, comfortable and safe housing security for Singaporeans. Over the decades, ...
  4. senior citizens doing taichi

    Commentary: A bold vision of happy housing options for Singapore’s seniors

    Singapore has a vision of becoming a world-class city and an endearing home. These high standards that we demand from our quality of life must be ...
  5. HDB construction

    Commentary: Singapore’s public housing policy has done its job splendidly. Maybe it is time for a makeover?

    With an ageing population who may be asset rich but cash poor, and the 99-year HDB leasehold issue looming large in public discussion, we need a ...
  6. New Content Item

    Commentary: The buffet metaphor for integrated shield plan riders only goes so far

    There are limits to the buffet syndrome metaphor when it comes to dealing with integrated shield plans with zero co-payment coverage, says one ...
  7. Elderly patient

    Commentary: Starting ElderShield at 30? We can do better than that

    ElderShield coverage must benefit the elderly poor and those who suffer from dementia, says an observer from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.