Replies to Forum Letters
Our replies to Forum Letters – letters to the media published in local newspapers. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications and International Relations Division.
LPA - Important Legal Instrument
May 25, 2013
The LPA is an important legal instrument with wide implications. It allows the applicant (‘donor’) to appoint another person(s) (‘donee’) to make decisions on his behalf should he lose mental capacity. For this reason, there are safeguards in place to protect the interest of applicants.
Larger Families Will Get More Help With Child Care Subsidies
Jan 29, 2013
Larger families may wish to have their subsidies assessed on a per capita income (PCI) basis. Those with incomes exceeding $7,500 may still qualify for the Additional Subsidy if their PCI is $1,875 or less.
Determination of Birth Order in Baby Bonus Scheme
Dec 31, 2012
The Baby Bonus scheme helps families with the cost of raising children.
Four Languages Used to Ensure Understanding of Changes to Baby Bonus
Dec 29, 2012
The use of four languages, based on the four major ethnic groups in Singapore, is confined to letters announcing changes to the scheme.
Child Development Account helps families with the cost of raising children
Dec 7, 2012
To date, there are about 800 healthcare providers and 60 private Early Intervention Programme providers registered and the ministry conducts regular outreach to encourage more providers to sign up.