Daily Archives: 2010-12-09

Jobs and assistance statistics: More or less?

by Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Labour chief hopes for steady wage increases over next decade” (Today, Dec 3). and the report (“Fewer need assistance from Comcare as economy improves“, by Sara Grosse, 05:55 AM Nov 16, 2010, Today). According to the latter article, the number of Comcare applicants dropped by 11 per cent in the first nine …

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The strange case of the missing sentence

Between Nov 15, and Nov 16, Today and Channel Newsasia -both owned by Mediacorp –  posted the same article by Sara Grosse online, under slightly different headlines. (‘ComCare applications decrease this year‘ – CNA Nov 15  and ‘Fewer need assistance from Comcare as economy improves‘ – Today Nov 16) Nothing out of the ordinary, it would seem, as we all know …

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