9th July Post Election Transformation Series, 2nd Talk

Post Election, many organisations have tried to sustain the election awareness though forums and discussion platforms. Most of these efforts cannot sustain over time because people’s interest in politics in the past, were highlighted only during election periods. This series was developed to sustain people’s interest and discuss key issues felt by Singaporeans.

In the first series, Leong talked about HDB. Jee Say spoke about Foreign Workers. In the second series, we would be discussing

1) Stress, Success and Quality of life – Dr. Ang Yong Guan

For years the over-dominance of the PAP has led to learned helplessness of the citizens; thus leading to dearth of creativity, kiasuism, obsession with narrow definition of success (usually measured in material terms), high suicide amongst the young, low fertility rate and poor quality of life. With the recent awakening following the GE 2011 and a change of ministers in 11 ministries who must now review all policies from scratch, the psychological impact of old and new policies must be explored. This psychological fine-tuning is highly lacking in the present PAP-controlled environment which emphasizes material success at the expense of mental well-being.

2) Can CPF provide for my retirement? – Leong Sze Hian

Venue: Peninsula Plaza level 13

Date: 9th July

Time: 2 to 5pm


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About the Author

Leong Sze Hian has served as the president of 4 professional bodies, honorary consul of 2 countries, an alumnus of Harvard University, authored 4 books, quoted over 1500 times in the media , has been a radio talkshow host, a newspaper daily columnist, Wharton Fellow, SEACeM Fellow, columnist for theonlinecitizen and Malaysiakini, executive producer of Ilo Ilo (40 international awards), Hotel Mumbai (associate producer), invited to speak more than 200 times in about 40 countries, CIFA advisory board member, founding advisor to the Financial Planning Associations of 2 countries. He has 3 Masters, 2 Bachelors degrees and 13 professional  qualifications.