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Unlock value of property to boost retirement cash

I refer to the report “Is ‘generous’ use of CPF funds a threat to retirement adequacy?” (July 23). As per my quote accompanying the report, the issue is how to achieve perpetual...

Restrict the number of large jackpot draws

Whether the National Council on Problem Gambling’s latest campaign was effective is debatable, but it created a buzz, and awareness is a good start.

Civil Service must keep national interest in mind

I agree with Mr Devadas Krishnadas that the Civil Service should discharge its duties in the national interest and not those of any political parties. (“Civil Service: Keeping...

Another reason to fine-tune Minimum Sum scheme

The Central Provident Fund Minimum Sum is a prudent, effective scheme. A sore point, however, is that certain members do not have the required sum for various reasons.

Tolerance and diversity, not conformity

There is a misunderstanding about philosopher John Rawls’ idea of the “veil of ignorance”, in the letter “Diversity should be embraced, not ignored” (July 23).

Book dispute shows our diversity

To me, the controversy over the removal of three children’s book titles from the National Library Board’s (NLB) collection, due to feedback that they were not “pro-family”, has...

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