Daily Archives: 2011-01-04

Creativity and Success – a discussion

From Society of Singapore Writers “The word has more than nine lives” Is it true that many creative people have never been recognized? Is it accidental or inevitable for a creative person to be successful, or is success more certain for an uncreative, destructive person? SSW President Maurice Neo will lead the discussion on these issues, in order to come …

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Economy bounces back, but…?

The following is an excerpt of an article first published in East Asia Forum by Mukul G. Asher The 2008 global crisis and its aftermath have not adversely impacted Singapore’s medium term growth performance. After only 1.4 per cent growth in 2008, and negative 2.0 per cent growth in 2009, the economy rebounded strongly in 2010, with the most recent …

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Further tax burden to enhance our social safety nets

The following is an excerpt from an article posted on VotingRP by Tony Tan In the recent Community Care Endowment Fund (ComCare) appreciation lunch on 2 Dec 2010, PM Lee spoke on the government’s approach to boost our social safety nets. PM Lee said that we should not create a handout mentality and impose a tax burden that would prove …

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