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Singapore election: Workers’ Party manifesto targets high cost of living

Singapore’s biggest opposition party has released an election manifesto that sought to reduce costs of living and widen the safety net for residents.The Workers’ Party main proposals include opposing the government’s plan to increase the goods-and-services tax, and reiterating calls for a national minimum wage and unemployment insurance, it said on Sunday. It sought a minimum monthly take-home wage of S$1,300 (US$934) for full-time workers.“A large number of Singaporean families have difficulty…

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