Daily Archives: 2008-03-23

Uniquely Singapore

Uniquely Singapore Employment statistics Leong Sze Hian I refer to the Committee of Supply debate in Parliament on the Ministry of Manpower, and media reports that the economy added 234,900 jobs, up from 176,000 jobs in the previous year. Of these, 90,400 jobs went to locals last year, down from 90,900 the previous year, but the local share of total …

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Another alleged JI member detained…but where is Mas Selamat?

Gerald Giam The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has announced the detention of another alleged Jemaah Islamiah (JI) member. Rijal Yadri bin Jumari, 27, was arrested in February for his involvement in the JI. According to MHA, at the time of his arrest, Rijal was known to be working with some foreign JI elements to discuss regrouping and reviving the …

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