Tag: aging society

Senior citizen at Clementi laments that they’re charged for use of community center, complaints have gone unnoticed

Singapore—Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Benjamin Pwee took to Facebook to highlight a concern that one senior from Clementi has encountered. On Tuesday, December 3, Mr Pwee wrote, “One senior shared with us how upset he is cos the local Community Centre (CC) started to...

Lee Kuan Yew once suggested Singaporeans ages 35-60 with kids should have two votes each

Singapore—The country’s founding Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew, once suggested that adults between the ages of 35 and 60 and who had children should get an additional vote. The reason is that those with more responsibility should get more weight during elections. In a 1994 Associated Press (AP) report...