Daily Archives: 2009-02-18

No more 56-man years to know reserves

Straits Times: When you made the decision, did you have the information on like how big our reserves, how much of a draw this would be on the reserves…? President Nathan: Of course I have. Of course I have. Straits Times, 18 Feb 2009

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Explanations were not called for

It would be presumptuous on my part to go forward and start to give explanations when explanations were not called for. President SR Nathan, when asked if he could have held the press conference before the start of the Budget debate (Straits Times, 18 Feb)

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Last to go

Malaysia’s understanding of Singapore’s “unwritten policy” on retrenchment of foreign workers is that Malaysians will be let off last. Malaysian Human Resource Minister Datuk Dr S. Subramaniam

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