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Appointment of deputies for persons deemed to have lost mental capacity
Jul 13, 2015
Minister answers question by Ms Tin Pei Ling, MP for MacPherson SMC on the appointment of deputies for individuals no longer capable of decisions
More Banking Choices and Greater Convenience for Parents Under Changes to Baby Bonus Scheme
Jun 22, 2015
Parents will soon have more banking choices for their young children’s Baby Bonus Child Development Accounts (CDA). The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has appointed DBS Bank (DBS) and United Overseas Bank (UOB) as new Managing Agents for CDAs. These banks will join existing CDA bank Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC) to provide CDA services from 13 July 2015.
New large child care centres to increase child care places in high demand areas
May 28, 2015
Government will build five large child care centres to help parents by providing accessible, affordable and quality child care services. ECDA-appointed Anchor Operators (AOPs) will manage these centres. The first centre will be completed by mid-2016.
Speech-by-Mr-Tan-Chuan-Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin at Social Service Partners Conference 2015
May 22, 2015
Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister for Social and Family Development, at the Social Service Partners Conference 2015 at Orchard Hotel on 22 May 2015
Social Service Partners Discuss Emerging Family Trends and Support to Strengthen Families
May 22, 2015
Themed "Supporting Families Together", this year's Conference provides a platform for social service professionals, Voluntary Welfare Organisations, academics and policymakers to discuss emerging family trends and ways to strengthen support for families through policies and programmes.
Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin at Social Service Partners Conference 2015
May 22, 2015
Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister for Social and Family Development, at the Social Service Partners Conference 2015 at Orchard Hotel on 22 May 2015.
Speech by Mr Chan Heng Kee at Social Work Supervision Seminar
May 18, 2015
Speech by Mr Chan Heng Kee, Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Social and Family Development, at the Social Work Supervision Seminar on 18 May 2015 at Concorde Hotel
ECDA Fellows Appointment Ceremony
May 6, 2015
ECDA has appointed 14 ECDA Fellows in 2015 to drive quality improvements in the EC sector and develop the fraternity of EC professionals.
MSF steps up efforts to encourage couples to attend Marriage Preparation Programmes
Apr 6, 2015
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will be rolling out a new marriage preparation programme called Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Programme (PREP) from May 2015. This twelve-hour programme is a more comprehensive version of the free two-hour “Introduction to PREP” which had been attended by more than 400 couples at the Registry of Marriages since beginning of this year.
Speech by Mdm Halimah Yacob at International Womens Day 2015 Gala Dinner
Mar 27, 2015
My heartfelt greetings to all present this evening. My special thanks to SCWO and the Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame (SWHF) Selection panel for the effort in bringing us together to celebrate International Women's Day. Today, we celebrate women by honouring the second ever batch of Singapore Women's Hall of Fame (SWHF) inductees who have contributed, not just in their respective spheres of work, but also, in community service.