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On this note, NTUC Income chief marketing officer Marcus Chew noted..-

"Eighty per cent of the youth surveyed agreed that parents should save for their retirement and spend less on tuition and enrichment fees. This becomes a more pertinent point to consider when it is shared against the backdrop that 60 per cent of the youth surveyed indicated that they were financially unprepared, and would feel helpless if unforeseen circumstances were to happen to their parents."

Added Mr Chew: "We have no doubt that by investing in children, parents are fostering a better future for them. However, parents also must recognise that securing their own financial future is as significant in empowering their children to be future-ready.


Courtesy 0f :- http://www.sgbudgetbabe.com/2018/09/would-you-give-up-on-your-own.html?m=.

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But an official in charge admitted: “We were so busy with the response effort at the evacuation centre that we were unable to supply information in other languages.”

The disaster-prone nation faces an uphill battle as it tries to better serve non-Japanese speakers in emergencies like earthquakes and typhoons. As a part of this effort, the Japan Tourism Agency has created guidelines on how to deal with foreign visitors in the initial stage of a disaster.

It urges tour and hotel services to respond swiftly to foreigners to prevent panic as many of them will be unable to communicate in Japanese and may have no experience of coping in a disaster.

An app, called “Safety tips”, delivers an earthquake early warning, and other disaster alerts to phones and other devices in English, Chinese and Korean. The agency has been calling on foreign visitors to download the app.

In Sapporo, still reeling from the impact of the quake and blackout, an official said: “We need to consider the worst case scenario and act in cooperation with travel agencies and lodging facilities to jointly provide information [to foreign visitors].”


Hokkaido quake reveals how unprepared Japan is to ...] http://sg.newsrepublic.net/s/NxdReY.

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