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Read Lucky Tan;s views on this matter....

Seniors referring to those who are above 60. For a long time, they charge a token amount of RM$1 but that has eliminated for the new year. One should always be wary of free health care as it tends to led to long waits and rationing at govt clinics. Having said that our polyclinics which are supposed to subsidized but are more expensive than many private clinics in Malaysia also have long waiting times. "The circular, issued by ministry's finance division secretary Wong Foong Lai, stated that the exemption was in appreciation of the contributions made by senior citizens." - The Star In Singapore, most seniors above 60 are expected to work - following the Retirement Age Amendment Bill passed earlier last year, they can only have access to the bulk of their own CPF after they reach age 65. There are however one group of people with pensions and free medical care - our ministe...

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