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Daily Archives: 2011-01-06

Picnic For Democracy, Rally With REFORM.

by The Reform Party Kenneth Jeyaretnam, on behalf of THE REFORM PARTY, warmly welcomes every Singaporean who cares about the future of our Nation to join him and his team on 15 Jan 2011 for a picnic in the park at this, our inaugural rally event. On stage, a mix of very special guest speakers and speakers from the party …

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Women and Poverty: Roundtable discussion

From AWARE HDB, CPF, Healthcare, Jobs, Income, etc – What do they mean for women who are economically disadvantaged? Do some of our economic and social policies need to be reviewed from the perspective that they may be contributing to a trend of increasing systemic risks for lower-income women in the workforce or homemakers? Should we focus on helping more …

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Record GDP: More can’t pay S&CC?

by Leong Sze Hian I refer to the report "S'pore economy grows 14.7% in 2010" (Channel News Asia, Jan 3). With this all-time record GDP growth for Singapore, what does it mean for ordinary Singaporeans? Much has been analysed and said about declining real median wages, HDB resale prices rising another 14 per cent last year, etc. In my view, …

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Stronger ties with RP? SPP’s Chairman speaks

by Ravi Philemon Mr Sin Kek Tong, the Chairman of Singapore People’s Party is no stranger to controversies. In 2008, Mr Sin reportedly said that he will support protests of any kind, only when there are no more single member constituencies. More recently, he blew the whistle on the secretary-general of SPP, Mr Chiam See Tong, that Mr Chiam has not been paying …

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