16 Apr '11, 2am

The Govt is tackling costs of living concerns: Yaacob #SGelections

The Govt is tackling costs of living concerns: Yaacob #SGelections

THE Government is aware of concerns over the rising cost of living, and has taken steps to help Singaporeans cope with it, said Minister for Environment and Water Resources Yaacob Ibrahim on Saturday. For example, he said many should have received letters from the Ministry of Finance informing them how much they will receive from the $3.2 billion Grow and Share Package announced in this year's Budget. He added that the Government has also taken measures to help workers upgrade their skills so they can earn more, and is looking into how it can continue to uplift the low income. He said this in response to question from reporters on whether the Government will address the top concern of young voters, as reported in The Straits Times on Saturday. Dr Yaacob, Minister for Information, Communication and the Arts Lui Tuck Tew, MP Denise Phua and People's Action Party new face Edw...

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