"Q2: Whether the NKF made or caused to be
made misleading claims as to patient numbers, patient subsidies and
"KPMG found that figures relating to the
number of kidney patients, patient subsidies and treatment costs were
inflated or misleading in its press releases and fund raising
"In the amount of funds that was
raised and used for dialysis. KPMG found that based on the financial
statements for the year ended 31 December 2003, approximately 10 cents
out of every charity dollar went towards subsidizing patients¨ direct
"In the NKF¨s Investment Report 2004,
it was reported that ＾out of every dollar NKF raised in 2003, $0.52 went
to our beneficiaries and programmes for the year,´￣
"Presently,...a nomination by a policyholder
of his spouse and/or children will automatically
create a statutory trust in favour of the spouse and/or children governed by section 73 of the
Conveyancing and Law of Property Act (CLPA).
"The creation of a statutory trust
effectively causes the policyholder to lose all rights to and control
over the policy. This means that without the consent of all the
beneficiaries, he cannot make any change to his nomination or the terms
of the policy...
"MAS proposes to amend the Insurance Act to
bring under its purview the nomination of
beneficiaries in respect of the proceeds of
"Previously, some wives were not aware of
their spouse's HIV status and so they were at risk of the HIV infection.
Since July this year, we have informed the wife when the infected
husband had not informed her of his positive HIV status.
"Over the last 5 months, 41 women have been
informed by hand-delivered letters that their partner is infected and
that they should go to CDC for testing..."
"Today, services make up seven out of every
ten jobs, compared to six out of ten jobs in 1990. In particular,
employment within the financial and business services sector has more
than doubled since 1990...
"But there is also a third, important trend,
and that is that people will have to change jobs more often in their
"This brings the total number of HIV infected
Singaporeans including 25 children to 2584 as of Oct 2005. Of
these, 999 are asymptomatic carriers, 631 have full-blown AIDS and 954
"Heterosexual transmission has been the most
common mode of HIV transmission among Singaporeans since 1991.
Most of these cases contracted the infection through casual sex and sex
with prostitutes in Singapore and overseas..."
"If we let off a convicted courier because of
age, financial difficulties or distressed family background, it will
only make it easier for drug traffickers to recruit more "mules", with
the assurance that they will escape the death penalty..."
"Mdm Tan had returned to Singapore from China
on 30th September 2005 at about 7.40 pm through the Changi International
Airport Terminal 2. ICA officers noticed that she had brought two roast
geese from China with her to Singapore.
"Mdm Tan was informed she had to surrender
the two roast geese for disposal, as she did not have a licence to bring
them in. She hindered the ICA officers in the execution of their duties
by refusing to surrender the roast geese brought from China and
subsequently throwing the roast geese onto the floor..."
"But the number of unlicensed moneylending
and related harassment cases continues to rise: from some 1,500 cases in
1995 to almost 6,000 cases in 2004.
"In some instances, parties who did not
borrow money were also harassed; for example, new occupants of dwellings
that were formerly occupied by debtors and people who had lost or
misplaced their identity cards.
"In addition, the number of arrests made in
harassment cases more than doubled from 123 arrests in 2003 to 284
arrests in 2004..."