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Constant reminders about litter essential

Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong was right to say that Tokyo has no rubbish even though there are no dustbins in public places. (“S’pore likely to become garbage city...

Better career progression could help retain nurses

I refer to the report “Nursing vacancies among hardest to fill by S’poreans: Report” (Jan 28). The Health Ministry must address the issue by keeping its ear to the ground.

Tackling youth problem gambling starts with the parents

While I applaud the efforts to discourage gambling, the authorities alone cannot stop youth problem gambling. (“Hard-core gamblers down, but ‘still a worry’”; Feb 6)

SRS account contribution limit keeps scheme simpler

Ms Siew Kang Yoke asked if there can be flexibility to allow more deposits into the Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) account beyond the annual contribution cap. (“More...

Playing of music integral to Hindu ceremonies

I refer to the letter “Thaipusam episode: Public order should be strictly maintained” (Feb 9). The scuffle is regrettable, especially since this occurred during a religious event.

Early CPF withdrawals should not burden others

I read the article “Advisory panel’s proposals a ‘step in the right direction’” (Feb 7) on the proposed changes to Central Provident Fund (CPF) withdrawals with some interest.