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Revised IPPT represents a lowering of standards

I read about the new Individual Physical Proficiency Test (IPPT) with mixed feelings. It appears that we have lowered our passing standards and, consequently, sacrificed some of...

IPPT should be a struggle that builds our strengths

It is commendable that measures have been taken to make it easier for those who find that they lack time to condition themselves for the current Individual Physical Proficiency...

Spouse who earns more should pay alimony

While the Women’s Charter should be tweaked, the Ministry of Social and Family Development can do more than helping “incapacitated” men. (“Maintenance could be given based on...

Enhance police skills in sexual assault cases

The recent Committee of Inquiry and subsequent public discussions have addressed the possibility of enhancing Singapore’s police capability in areas requiring specialised skills...

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.