Regular ST Forum Writer Jeffrey Law Lee Beng wrote to The Straits Times (ST) Forum page today, Friday 22nd January 2016 highlighting that Singaporeans ought to take care of their health in order to keep medical expenditure down.
I submitted my views on Law's letter, but the ST refused to publish it. Clearly there is a lack of understanding on some illnesses and this must be corrected because it wrong to judge. In this instance, the press fails to understand that in journalism different perspectives give readers a wider choice as well as for policy makers to relook at their policies that can benefit our seniors in the long run.
Here's my unpublished letter: