Tag: Ministry of Social and Family Development

Alfian Sa’at concerned about ministry’s “clarification” of elderly dishwasher’s story

Singapore — Playwright Alfian Sa'at has weighed in on a viral post from earlier this week concerning an elderly dishwasher and her struggle to make ends meet, a matter which the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) sought to clarify in a Facebook post...

MOE and MSF: Mandatory leave of absence for pre-school and primary students who live with returning overseas travellers

SINGAPORE—On Tuesday (Mar 24), authorities have announced that all pre-school and primary school students will be placed on a mandatory 14-day leave of absence if they live  in the same household as persons who return from overseas travel beginning Thursday (Mar 26). The Ministry of Education...

MOH and MSF vow to take “immediate action” post Auditor-General’s report on disbursement of grants

Singapore— Two ministries mentioned by the Auditor-General’s Office (AGO) in its latest annual audit report have vowed to take immediate action to address issues raised in the report concerning insufficient checks for the disbursement of grants. Channel NewsAsia (CNA) reported that the Ministry of Health...