Tag: Indranee Rajah

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...

MP Indranee Rajah writes back against private Facebook post that claims she ‘disturbed’ senior couple during Tiong Bahru lunch walkabout

A Facebook post about how Indranee Rajah, minister at the Prime Minister Office, ‘disturbed’ an elderly couple has led to her refuting these claims on her own Facebook page. The private Facebook post described a People’s Action Party (PAP) lunch walkabout at Tiong Bahru market...

Netizens clamor for ministerial pay cut as Indranee Rajah defends GST hike

Senior Minister of State for Law Indranee Rajah has earned the ire of some Singaporeans after she commented on the impending Goods and Services Tax (GST) hike that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat unveiled in his 2018 budget speech on Monday. Speaking at a REACH...

PSLE: what are we doing to our children?

Education Minister Heng Swee Keat’s attempts to take some of the stress out of our education system have shied away from a sensitive question: Is the pressure in schools giving our kids mental problems? Statistics on the link between school pressure and psychological problems are...