Monthly Archives: March 2007

“895 HDB flats repossessed since 2003”
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Last updated on September 25th, 2014 at 05:35 amBy Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “895 HDB flats repossessed since 2003” (TODAY, Feb 28). It states that “seven per cent of those who took HDB mortgage loans were in arrears of Read More

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Fake Degrees To Land Better Jobs On The Rise In Singapore
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Last updated on September 25th, 2014 at 05:35 amFrom KeralaNext.com The use of fake degrees to land better jobs and pay is on the rise in Singapore with many of the offenders coming from India and China, the Manpower Ministry said in a Read More

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PAP and the people: A return of disaffection? – Revisited
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Last updated on September 25th, 2014 at 05:35 amExtract of Catherine Lim’s article titled “PAP and the people: A return of disaffection?” Ms Lim touched on the issue of ministerial salaries in this article. This was published in the Straits Times, Aug 26, Read More

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Why’re we like that?
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Last updated on September 25th, 2014 at 05:35 am By Zyberzitizen It is quite depressing to hear what has been said lately – by government officials and some others – about how so many are leaving the civil service, how we must essentially Read More

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Ministers salaries – lets have a re-focus
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Last updated on September 25th, 2014 at 05:35 amA minister in the Singapore government presently receives $1.2 million in salary. This is according to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as reported by the Straits Times on March 23, 2007 – “Top govt salaries Read More

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The Case for Higher Salaries for Government Ministers
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Last updated on September 25th, 2014 at 05:36 amEXTRACT OF SPEECH BY MR LEE KUAN YEW, THEN SENIOR MINISTER, TO THE NATIONAL TRADE UNION CONGRESS AT THE SINGAPORE CONFERENCE HALL ON 19 JULY 1996. Ministers who deal with billions of dollars cannot be Read More

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Of untrue material, politicians lying and blogs which tell the truth
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Last updated on September 25th, 2014 at 05:36 amAfter reading channelnewsasia’s report about what Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said about new media, I will have to agree with Aaron that what the minister said is rather confusing. It is good that the minister reiterated Read More

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1.8% cap on any bus, train fare hike this year
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Last updated on September 25th, 2014 at 05:36 amStraits Times 1.8% cap on any bus, train fare hike this year Public Transport Council gives operators till August to apply March 23, 2007 ANY decision this year on raising bus and train fares will Read More

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Government sets rules of engagement in face of new media
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Last updated on September 25th, 2014 at 05:36 amFrom Channelnewsasia SINGAPORE: The government will continue to set political agendas and rules of engagement in the face of the new media, and will not be dictated by online petitions or polls. And while it Read More

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5th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Youth
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Last updated on September 25th, 2014 at 05:36 am From 23rd to 27th April 2007, Singapore will be the epicenter for youth discussion in the region. ASEAN Ministers and representatives from various youth organisations will come together in the 5th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting Read More

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