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ANOTHER READER DEFENDS SHIRWIN EU AGAINST CRITICISMS THAT HE WAS NOT GOOD ENOUGH

It is unfair for Mr Sagar to say that one who is truly worthy and deserving can easily obtain $13,500 a month because it implies that anyone who cannot obtain $13,500 a month is unworthy and undeserving. But $13,500 is way above Singapore median income. Mr Sagar is essentially saying that only the rich in Singapore are worthy and deserving enough to contest in elections. Ordinary folks earning less than $13,500 are unworthy. That is a terrible attitude to have.

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READER RESPONDS TO SHIRWIN EU’S WIFE: YOUR HUSBAND IS JUST NOT GOOD ENOUGH!

Why did your husband not highlight nor provide any modicum of a detailed solution or suggestion as to solving the two very issues that you pointed out and are, from the looks of it, very important to your family and its wellbeing? Would you not have already discussed these issues exhaustively and garnered a direction towards a viable solution? Would that not have been a better response than the desire to achieve wealth and fame when requesting to be voted into public office? How could you have managed to believe that the public would vote you when you clearly stated your motivation for running was personal and not national? The truth hurts, failure sucks and worst of all is rejection. Maybe use the time between now and the next opportunity to improve yourselves, improve your arguments and improve your stance, and then comeback, or not.

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80% OF S’POREANS DO NOT BELIEVE CPF IS ENOUGH FOR RETIREMENT

Just one in five Singaporeans are confident their Central Provident Fund (CPF) savings will meet their retirement needs, according to a survey released by Manulife on Wednesday (Aug 13). According to the quarterly survey, conducted online with 500 respondents, 47 per cent thought their CPF savings would not be enough to cover their retirement expenses, and 44 per cent felt the returns were too low. Nearly two-thirds (63 per cent) of respondents felt there should be greater flexibility in the withdrawal of their CPF savings, while 56 per cent said CPF contributions from employers and the Government should be raised.

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