15 Aug '11, 8pm

Lucky Tan : #ndrsg - A Few Tweaks But Where's the Vision? #sgelections

The Natinal Day Rally this year after the 2011 General Elections is an opportunity for the PM to address the deep unhappiness among Singaporeans seen during the election campaign that ultimately resulted in a big swing in % of votes against the PAP. His speech outline changes to housing, foreign influx, education and healthcare - raise income ceiling for HDB purchase, increase university intake of Singaporeans, tighten the criteria for employment passes and lowering the age for subsided Primary Care Partnership Scheme (PCPS) from 65 to 40. While these are changes in the right direction, they are changes that are long overdue for problems that have frustrated Singaporeans for many years. The income ceiling for HDB should have been raise years ago - this celing was kept as the prices of HDB flats rose and it wasn't even adjusted for inflation. The increase intake of Singapor...

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