What PAP has done since last election.....
Government to increase GST from 3% to 5% despite bad economy in 2001.
Government increase Public Transport fees wef 1 Jul 2002.
A contradiction in reducing CPF for housing payment and at the same time reduce 20% to 10% for initial pay up to buy condo. Aug 2002
Increase fees of hospital. Sept 2002
Increasing loan % for car and number of years repayment up to 10 years. Jan 2003
Government insists reduction of wages despite bad time by reducing their own by 10%. Ironically, no effort has been made to reduce the standard of living for average Singaporeans. May 2003
Increase of school fees. May 2003.
Lecturers investigation reveals the 3 out of 4 jobs given to foreigners. July 2003 (MOM retaliate immediately the next few days).
Proposed cut of CPF to 33% (eventually to 30%) and increase restriction to CPF conditions despite increasing GST to 5% the following year. August 2003
$5.00 manufacturing cost on EZLink cards to be absorbed by commuters. Nov 2003
Conflicts between ALPA-S and SIA Management. Government order pilots to quit fight. Dec 2003
Workshop claim NTUC Income insurance delays and underpay them for accident repairs. Dec 2003
Cancellation of bus service when the North-East MRT line is up. Thereby leaving resident with no alternative but to use a more expensive mode of transport. Dec 2003
SIA and Temasek Holdings own 60% of Tiger Airline to rival other budget airline business. Dec 2003
LTA requires public to pay S$1300 to retain old car plates for 2nd hand car. Dec 2003
High income earners to pay more when opt for lower class ward. Ironically, there does not appear to be an increase in the subsidies for the lower income earners. Mar 2004
Change in legislations to make use of funds in reserves for government and GLC less transparent. April 2004
Lax in laws for foreigners to purchase land in Singpaore. Aug 2004
Increase in the premier of Medishield despite revcovery in economy. Aug 2004
Did badly in the aspect of recovering the economy of Singapore for year 2002, 2003, 2004. Evident can be seen from the increasing number of HDB loan defaulters and number of people who are unable to obtain loans from financial companies. Nov 2004
Fees increase for local universities and polytechnics despite full economy recovery. Dec 2004
PAP claim that Temasek had not used reserve for oversea business expansion but had not said anything about local businesses. Jan 2005
Allowing banks’ loan rates (eg. home mortgage) to be increased despite full economy recovery. Mar 2005
Although passport price has reduced by some $20, passport issued after 1 April 2005 will last only for 5 years instead of 10, an indirect increase in cost? Apr 2005
Build not 1 but 2 casinos and claims that it will enhance job prospect despite public concerns/disapproval to build casinos. Apr 2005
ERP Rates Up at 3 gantries to control traffic flow, when citizens questioned LTA why do they not consider lowering rates elsewhere instead. Apr 2005
Refuse to be more transparent with accounts of GICs (Government of Singapore Investment Corporation) despite urge by IMF. Apr 2005
Public transport rates up again despite recovery of economy. May 2005
Electronic Road Pricing timing to extend longer during weekends and into Saturday for Orchard and CTE. May 2005
Only 6 out of 33 food van owners still in business due to inflexibilities and restrictions on URA rule. Jun 2005
The NKF saga. Jul 2005
Dispute between residents of Hock Kee House and LTA. Aug 2005
Police probed on “white elephant” cutout outside Buangkok MRT. Sept 2005
Exit permit age reduced from 16 years old to 13 years old for male residents that need to leave Singapore for more than 3 months. Apr 2006