Tag Archives: SingFirst

TAN JEE SAY: TIME FOR THE PAP TO STOP SCAREMONGERING

In SingFirst's social safety net announced in February this year, we have provided for Scandinavian style welfare benefits to encourage childbirth such as 90% subsidies on childcare centre fee and child allowances of $300 per month for children up to age 12. In addition, we also proposed a range of other benefits for families by lowering the cost of living such as waiver of all fees from primary one to university, 30% reduction in public transport fares and old age pension of $300 per month for all senior citizens aged 60 and above. The total package costs only $6 billion a year and it can be financed from the investment return of around $8 billion that the government is allowed to use for annual budget spending. There is absolutely no need to raise the GST at all, much less to up it to 20%.

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OPPOSITION SUPPORTERS SLAM DPP MINNOWS FOR MULTI-CORNERED FIGHTS

Given that such multi-cornered fights work to the advantage of the PAP due to the splitting of opposition votes, alternative political parties such as the NSP and SingFirst have called for unity to avoid such scenarios. Working out a common ground, however, seems to demand a different level of commitment.

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SINGFIRST TO CONTEST MARINE PARADE AND TAMPINES GRCS?

In an update yesterday on the Singaporeans First Party (SingFirst) website, SingFirst informed its supporters that it had conducted walkabouts in 6 wards in Marine Parade and Tampines GRC in preparation for upcoming elections - which are expected anytime soon with the impending release of the Electoral Boundaries Commission.

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SINGFIRST: PUBLIC DIALOGUE ON MINISTERIAL SALARIES

The Parliament linked ministerial salaries to the median income of the top 1,000 Singaporean citizens earners, with a 40 per cent discount to reflect the ethos of political service since 2012. What is your view of the Singapore Ministerial Salary formula? Have we attracted right calibre of talents?

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SINGFIRST FORUM: S’PORE WILL SUCCEED WITHOUT THE PAP

Laid waste by the mad influx of economic migrants for between 5 years to 10 years, have made all three of us acutely tuned to the political landscape of Singapore today for we now know politics is life and life is politics. On Saturday, 13th June 2015 we gathered at the Newton Hawkers’ Centre for lunch at 12:00 noon before heading to the SingFirst 2nd public forum; “Can Singapore Succeed Without The PAP?” held at the Hotel Royal on Newton Road.

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SINGFIRST PUBILC DIALOGUE ON FAKE QUALIFICATIONS ON 19 MAY

Concerning the recent cases of workers in Singapore with fake qualifications such as counterfeit degree papers, SingFirst wishes to seek your views, concerns and suggestions. You are invited to attend the SingFirst Public Dialogue on 19 May 2015, 7:30pm at No. 40, Tras Street, Singapore 078979. Register with us at [email protected] indicating your name and contact number. Your voice will be heard. See you there!

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SINGFIRST: OUR $6 BILLION SOCIAL SAFETY NET IS SUSTAINABLE & WILL NOT BANKRUPT SINGAPORE

SingFirst’s social safety net package is not prepared overnight but is the outcome of several years of research and discussion. Our proposal has now been updated following discussions in the last few years with international experts in Finland, Norway, Berlin, Oxford and Harvard. It has also been discussed and debated internally over several months. We took into consideration what the Minister of Finance told Parliament about the use of returns on investment of Singapore’s national assets.

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