30 Apr '12, 11pm

May Day message from Chiam See Tong #singapore

May Day message from Chiam See Tong #singapore

A happy May Day to all of you! I want to take this opportunity to pay tribute to all Singaporean workers – your hard work is the reason that our country has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. I want to pay special tribute to our manual labourers, as they struggle with decreasing wages and high inflation in Singapore. Here I wish to share 3 main issues which concern me and the SPP. 1. CPF The Singapore government is probably the only one in the world that does not have to fund its national pension scheme, as CPF monies are Singaporeans’ own money. There are no “national pension obligations” as in other countries. Also, we are possibly the only country in the world that pays its citizens as little as 2.5% on its pension fund, while Temasek Holdings and the Government Investment Corporation (GIC) had annualized returns of 17% (S$) and 8.2% (US$), respectively in 2011 (...

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