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Financial Transparency Needed For MediShield Life And MOH Holdings

Financial Transparency Needed For MediShield Life And MOH Holdings

Therefore, decisions to increase Medishield Life premiums cannot be made unilaterally, but has to be debated in parliament. Medishield Life has to be transparent with its accounts and MPs have to scrutinize all financial assumptions, including basis for so-called medical inflation.

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Don't Steal Vouchers From People

A woman in Toa Payoh went through a HDB block and decided to steal $10 vouchers given out to people via Budget 2020 to buy groceries. Groceries... that are getting stretched thinner and thinner as a result of international trade crippling the means for a farmer an ocean away to sell off his crops to end up on your bowl. What the hell is wrong with us ?

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Government Forces Singaporeans To Use TraceTogether After Low Take-Up Rate

Government Forces Singaporeans To Use TraceTogether After Low Take-Up Rate

The Covid19 multi-ministry taskforce announced that by end-Dec 2020, the public can no longer gain entry into popular venues by scanning SafeEntry QR codes or their NRIC barcodes. The government will be making it compulsory for members of the public to check in using the TraceTogether app or token instead.

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Koh Poh Koon Justifies Increasing MediShield Life Premium Despite $4.3 Billion Surplus Over 4 Years

Koh Poh Koon Justifies Increasing MediShield Life Premium Despite $4.3 Billion Surplus Over 4 Years

The PAP Senior Minister of State and colorectal surgeon Koh Poh Koon tried to justify the increase in MediShield Life premiums in 2021 by saying that delaying such an increase will only result in "steeper hikes down the road to catch up with rising claims." However netizens appear unconvinced by the impending fee hike.

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GrabFood Rider Seeks Public Understanding On Challenges Faced By Delivery Riders

GrabFood Rider Seeks Public Understanding On Challenges Faced By Delivery Riders

A GrabFood delivery rider shared her feelings of frustration about making a perfect delivery. Her post was sparked by an unfortunate incident where one of the drinks she delivered was spilled and even made her delivery bag drip.

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