Tag: Indranee Rajah

Academic criticises Indranee Rajah’s argument that meritocracy is a “rising tide that will lift all boats”

Singapore academic Adrian Kuah has criticised People's Action Party (PAP) politician Indranee Rajah's use of the metaphor "a rising tide that lifted all boats" in defense of meritocracy. Ms Rajah is a Minister in the Prime Minister's Office while Dr Kuah is a Senior Research Fellow...

Indranee Rajah: Better coordination needed between agencies for helping the needy

Singapore—In an interview with Channel NewsAsia CNA938’s Arnold Gay and Yasmin Jonkers, Minister Indranee Rajah said that there’s a need for agencies to coordinate well together to reach those in need, and so that these individuals may access programmes more easily. Ms Indranee, Minister in the...

Indranee shows how 4G leaders will tackle inequality: by providing support and equal opportunities 

Singapore — According to Indranee Rajah, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Education, meritocracy is not responsible for the problems involving inequality and social mobility. Furthermore, she discussed how exactly the 4G leaders will address these problems. Ms Indranee said this...

‘It is the task of the people – not just the Government – to tackle inequality’ – Indranee Rajah

Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, Indranee Rajah, has said that it is the task of the people - not just the Government - to tackle inequality in Singapore. Speaking at the National University of Singapore's Social Service Research Conference yesterday (18 July), the People's...

Indranee Rajah—Around 164,000 Singaporeans living in private housing have no declared income

Singapore—In parliament on Wednesday, May 8, Second Minister of Finance Indranee Rajah said that there are around 164,000 Singaporean adults who live on private property but who do not declare their income. Either these individuals have no yearly income at all, or their income is...

Singaporeans troll Indranee Rajah for suggesting “automation such as conveyor belts in sushi restaurants, can help businesses cut down on manpower costs”

After the reading of 2019’s Budget by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Monday, Feb 18, Singaporeans seem to be divided on some of the new schemes. When Second Minister for Finance and Education Indranee Rajah spoke on radio station 938Now's Talkback show about the...

Ong for Defense, Grace Fu for Foreign Affairs, Indranee for Education? Analysts predict possibilities for next cabinet reshuffle

Changes in the cabinet are likely to occur by April 2019, and may be the last ones before the next General Elections, TODAY reported on November 29. The next GE must occur by 2021 but may actually be held as soon as late next...

Indranee Rajah will head new UPLIFT task force to provide support for underprivileged students

On Friday, October 26, Second Minister for Finance and Education Indranee Rajah announced that she will be leading a new inter-agency task force whose focus will be to provide assistance to students from underprivileged families. Minister Rajah will head the task force, which goes by...

Lim Tean would like to debate with LHL, Lawrence Wong, Indranee Rajah and “Kwah Boon Wan” over HDB ownership issue

Lim Tean, chief of unregistered People’s Voice party, has issued a challenge online, calling Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong, Second Minister for Finance and Education Indranee Rajah and Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan to debate with him...

PM Lee has been assuring Singaporeans that the Government will help to manage the cost of living since 2011

Ahead of the National Day Rally that was held last Sunday, PM Lee said on his Facebook page, "I shall be talking about things which are on people's minds: cost of living, water and electricity prices, medical costs and housing." Singaporeans - who are contending...