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The Auditor-General’s Office report highlighted 4 areas the public sector can improve on: financial controls, governance of public funds, oversight of external entities, and management of contracts. In other news, MOM to raise minimum salary for employment pass holders to S$3,600 next year, while the Positive Parenting Programme pilot will be expanded to more schools, after MSF found it effective in improving children’s behaviour. Also, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said the healthcare system needs to be transformed from one that is built around the hospital, to one that meets the needs of Singaporeans and keeps them in the community.

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Caring for Seniors

Did you know that the Government has implemented numerous schemes aimed at helping the elderly in their silver years? Click here to find out 7 simple ways that the Government is helping senior citizens retire comfortably and age gracefully! 😃

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Our Heritage Buildings

What stories would our oldest buildings tell us if they were alive? As we look forward to ‪#NDP2016, let us also look back and explore the Singapore story through the lens of our oldest buildings. Watch out for the first episode on Thursday, 4/8/2016, here at Gov.sg.

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The Singapore Journey: 50 Years Through Stamps

Singapore stamps document the growth of the nation, archiving trials, tribulations, achievements and aspirations. Let these remarkable treasures tell you the story of Singapore in a way only they can.

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