The National Day Rally speech does not seem to gel with the statistics?
Is having a ‘hospital beds to population’ ratio that is only about a third of Taiwan’s – something to celebrate on our 53rd National Day?
The rhetoric – “building ahead of demand” for Changi airport, but “building nothing’ for healthcare (decrease in total hospital beds for 10 years) is “laughable”?
Why is it that the ‘elderly sick’ rather die, than to be a financial burden to their families?
Is Singapore’s public spending on long-term care one of the lowest in the world?
Health data hacking: 6 articles in 1 day in 1 newspaper – “damage control” reporting is it?
In order to placate the public’s displeasure with serious lapses – the “Committees of Inquiry” set up by the Government over the years, should be seen to be as “independent” as possible, in the eyes of Singaporeans.
Is ElderShield possibly the most profitable national long-term care insurance scheme in the world?
If the investment returns for CareShield Life can be returned to members – why can’t CPF investment returns be the same too?
Why announce now to collect so much more money from the people for “long-term care”, when we have already announced the increase in GST to fund the expected increased spending on healthcare?