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Social stratification is starting to become entrenched: Ye Kung

Singapore's success has led to new issues, but universal welfare not solution to inequality

Mr Ong: Willing to pilot interesting ideas to deal with inequality.


THOUGH Singapore's progress has created new problems and inequalities, universal welfare is not the solution, said Education Minister Ong Ye Kung during the debate on the President's Address on Tuesday.

Universal welfare would not only require higher taxes but - more...

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