Dignity

UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT TELLS PAP GOVT TO LET ELDERLY S"POREANS AGE WITH DIGNITY

United Nations human rights expert Rosa Kornfeld-Matte today commended the Government of Singapore for its efforts and commitment to ensure that older persons fully enjoy their human rights. However, she noted that “addressing the needs of an ageing population requires laws and policies grounded in a human rights-based approach.” “I urge the authorities to ensure that all older persons in Singapore are able to age with dignity,” Ms. Kornfeld-Matte stressed

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HAS THE CONSCIENCE OF POTONG PASIR RESIDENTS GONE TO THE PAP DOGS?

I grew up in 120 Potong Pasir and was very proud of my town's heritage being only 1 of 2 wards constantly held by the opposition. Though we do not have much amenities but we have something no one could ever take from us, our pride and dignity or as I so thought! I wonder how on earth can Potong Pasireans do this to the Chiams who have faithfully served us for 32 years with Mrs Lina Chiam being the 2nd most pressing MP in parliament for the last 5 years though she does not have to do so. Where have your conscience gone?

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KHAW BOON WAN: S'POREANS SHOULD SHOW RESPECT TO CIVIL SERVANTS

The Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan on Tuesday (Nov 18) called on Singaporeans to continue to respect public officers. In a blogpost, Mr Khaw noted that frontline officers "have a challenging job" and "do their best to attend to the needs of Singaporeans". He called for them to be accorded the "respect and dignity they deserve", saying that some officers have been put in difficult situations, or even subjected to verbal and physical abuse.

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