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Speech at Enabling Employers Awards 2014
Apr 24, 2014
Speech by Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr Chan Chun Sing at the Enabling Employers Awards 2014 Gala Dinner
Certifications under the Singapore Pre-School Accreditation Framework (SPARK)
Apr 14, 2014
Minister answers question by Mr Yee Jenn Jong, Non-Constituency Member of Parliament on Certifications under the Singapore Pre-School Accreditation Framework (SPARK)
Availability of Student Care Places
Apr 14, 2014
Minister answers question by Mr Yee Jenn Jong, Non-Constituency Member of Parliament on Availability of Student Care Places
Parliamentary Secretary (MSF) Ms Low Yen Ling's Remarks at the Opening of the SSI Training Course for ASEAN Participants
Apr 8, 2014
Remarks by Ms Low Yen Ling, Parliamentary Secretary for Social and Family Development.
Singapore trains ASEAN Social Workers
Apr 8, 2014
Singapore will hold a training course on 8-10 Apr 2014 for 20 frontline ASEAN social workers who work with women and children victims of violence.
17 New Sites for Pre-School Anchor Operators to Provide Additional 1,700 Pre-School Place
Apr 4, 2014
The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) announced the allocation of 17 new sites to its 5 preschool Anchor Operators. Collectively, these will provide an additional 1,700 pre-school places.
Women Under-Represented on Boards of SGX-Listed Companies
Mar 27, 2014
Women continue to be under-represented on boards of SGX-listed companies. The study by the Diversity Task Force regarding women on boards (DTF) reveals that only 8.3% of director positions (i.e. directorships) are held by women.
Opening of Marriage Convention 2014
Mar 21, 2014
Opening Remarks By Ms Low Yen Ling, Parliamentary Secretary for Social and Family Development
$100,000 Award to Improve Lives of Persons with Disabilities
Mar 17, 2014
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) and SG Enable will be offering $100,000 to five teams as jumpstart awards for new ideas to improve the lives of persons with disabilities. This Award is part of the inaugural “Enabling Community coLAB”, to be launched by MSF and SG Enable on 5 April 2014.
1,800 more households to benefit from Comcare Short-to-Medium Term Assistance
Mar 13, 2014
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will reach out to more families who require short- to medium- term assistance. ComCare provides assistance to households who require temporary help because their members are either looking for work, temporarily unable to work due to illness and care giving duties, or earning insufficient incomes to provide for their families.