2012 real income declined – 2.3%?

I refer to the articles “Real median income growth slowed to 2.2% this year: MOM findings” (Today, Nov 30) and “Employment rate of Singapore residents grow“…


SPP Financial Literacy Programme (4th Intake)

Strong financial literacy can mitigate the financial problems that many Singaporeans may encounter. In this programme launched by SPP Secretary-General Mr Chiam See Tong, we…



Taxis: Drive till you drop?

I refer to the article “Benchmarks set for taxis to meet demand” (Straits Times, Nov 24). It states that “From January, they must ensure that…



IRs’ jobs: Minister relies on newspapers for statistics?

I refer to the TR Emeritus editorial “How many jobs did the 2 IRs really create for S’poreans?” (Nov 17). http://www.tremeritus.com/2012/11/17/how-many-jobs-did-the-2-irs-really-create-for-sporeans/ It states that “This…




Retirement study: High IRR?

I refer to the report “Prudent housing choices ensure enough CPF savings for retirement: survey” (Channel NewsAsia, Nov 14). http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1237171/1/.html It states that “And men…