Politicians have voted to gradually raise the pensionable age in order to sustain the system.
Former Cuepacs secretary-general AH Ponniah says the government has no choice but says any change should go through a royal commission
The union says pension is a form of appreciation from the government.
Philip Wong said the proposed scheme would encourage public servants to think of new income streams, while PBB man calls for in-depth study.
Pension is critical to survival for some, but a former senior civil servant says it's outdated.
Kapar MP Abdullah Sani says pensions are a form of thanks and appreciation for civil servants for their service.
Public Service Department director-general Borhan Dolah says the contractual scheme will allow better pay, welfare and protection.
The city-state has previously said that million-dollar ministerial earnings prevented corruption and helped attract and retain talent.
Already, 80% of the federal budget goes towards operating expenditure, a large chunk of which goes into paying salaries and pensions.
Minister says Nicol is an eight-time world champion and has contributed much to the nation.
Employees' contribution reduced to zero to enable them to increase their take-home pay, says the pension fund.
The High Court directed the government to recalculate pension payments due to 99-year-old Alagan Mayalagan following a PSD decision in the past that had resulted in reducing his pension payments.
EPF official moots a different pension scheme, warning that pension payments and healthcare costs will continue to rise.
The protests, which police sometimes broke up by beating participants, were a challenge to the authorities.
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, barred from state TV and prevented from running against Putin for president earlier this year, hopes to tap into public anger over the reform.
Putin offered to cut the proposed retirement age for women to 60, from a retirement age of 63 first proposed by the government.
Putin took responsibility for the reform which he said was needed to protect state finances, ensure social stability and safeguard national security.
Protests took place in dozens of cities and towns in far eastern Russia, Siberia and western Russia.
The Russian government's proposal would raise the pension age by five years for men and eight years for women.
Senior veterans will see their monthly stipend cut by more than 20% over the next decade, after a smaller initial drop, according to official estimates.
A source says the king agreed to the government's advice on the matter after the termination of his service with the Judicial and Legal Service.
Romania’s government will maintain its policy of cutting taxes and raising the minimum wage and state pensions until 2020 in a bid to improve living standards.
A mass protest against privatised pensions instituted by Augusto Pinochet was held in Santiago.
A protester and a policeman were killed in Managua during protests about pension reform.
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