Daily Archives: 2010-09-09

Burma’s election and ASEAN’s inaction

Ravi Philemon – Any election has to adhere to the norms of international principles guiding an election process. But a number of developments in Burma before and after the announcement of the election date are cause for concern.  As Burma (like Singapore) is part of ASEAN, Singaporeans have to make our position clear on the “multi-party elections” called by the …

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Minimum wage law works

The following article was first published in the Straits Times. By Hui Weng Tat, For The Straits Times IN A surprising departure from its usual free market orientation, Hong Kong lawmakers recently voted in favour of a minimum wage law for vulnerable low-wage workers. It may be time for Singapore to consider a minimum wage law; such a policy may …

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