HENG SWEE KEAT

RAISING OF TAXES IS INEVITABLE, 70% VOTED FOR THIS

But investments and social spending are costly, and the Government must make sure it can afford them, he said. Speaking to about 2,000 activists at the PAP convention, Mr Lee said that while Singapore has enough revenue for this term of Government, spending has been going up and must rise further. And as Singapore’s spending needs grow, he stressed that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat was right when he said that raising taxes is not a matter of whether, but when.

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ACTIVISTS TO ORGANIZE PROTEST AGAINST WATER PRICE HIKE @ HONG LIM

When finance minister Mr Heng Swee Kiat went to deliver the budget speech in Parliament, many people were relieved to know that the minister has finally recovered from his horrible stroke and ready to serve the country again. But the welcoming relief soon turned to shock as the minister drops a bombshell by announcing a 30% price hike in our water pricing.

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HENG SWEE KEAT BACK TO WORK AGAIN

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, widely rumoured to be in the running for the prime minister position before suffer a stroke in May, has returned to office.

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S'POREANS DESERVE THE TRUTH ABT MINISTER HENG'S HEALTH CONDITION, WHY THE SECRECY?

It has been almost one month since Minister Heng underwent surgery at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital on 12 May. The government has continued to give Singaporeans the impression that all is well with Minister Heng when all is not: he has been in ICU for 27 days. The ICU is a ward which “cares for critically ill patients with complex and life-threatening medical conditions”. What the people need to know, and the PAP is obligated to disclose, is Heng’s real condition

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GOVT SLAMS TR EMERITUS WEBSITE FOR VICIOUS CLAIMS AGAINST HENG SWEE KEAT

TR Emeritus has once again sought to mislead the public by publishing a vicious claim that a Cabinet Minister is “fully entitled to free A-Class healthcare in government and restructured hospitals”, giving the impression Minister Heng Swee Keat’s medical expenses are being funded by taxpayers. This is a blatant lie. As TRE would have known very well if it had bothered to check the facts, Ministers in Singapore are on the same medical benefit scheme – the Medisave-cum-Subsidised Outpatient (MSO) scheme – as most civil servants.

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PM LEE: HENG SWEE KEAT HAS AWOKEN & ABLE TO TALK LIKE NORMAL

Visited Heng Swee Keat in the TTSH Neuro ICU at NNI this evening. Delighted to find him recovering well, and making steady progress. He was fully lucid, communicative, and cheerful. The doctors are happy too. But they have advised Swee Keat not to receive visitors yet, so that he can get as much rest as possible.

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