Daily Archives: 2011-02-01

Why I am excited about the S-League 2011

by Damon Yeo The 2011 edition of our domestic league kicks off officially on 12 Feb, when Courts Young Lions take on powerhouse SAFFC in a 5pm kick off at the Jalan Besar Stadium. In any preview article, it is in every pundit’s interest to claim that the upcoming season is going to be more excitable than the one before. Without shooting …

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Record job vacancies = Declining wages?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Record 15,360 job vacancies unfilled: MOM” (ST, Jan 28). It states that “The number of job vacancies left unfilled for at least six months soared to a five-year high of 15,360 in September last year – a 51.5 per cent spike from the 10,140 a year ago”. Now, if you think …

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NSP calls for national unity

Dear Sir/Madam, RE: We Are Singaporeans united as one irrespective of politics, religion or culture The party is disappointed to read recent news report on what Minister of Home Affairs Shanmugam’s comments on Thaipusam as well as Minister Mentor Lee’s recent comment on Malay community as the main hindrance to social integration in Singapore. The politics of Division, Distraction to …

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The Case for Fixed Election Dates and the Fallacy of “Asian Values”

The following article is sent to us by a TOC reader. By Davin Ng Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo announced in Bangkok earlier this month that “the next general election is not due till February 2011”, but “it could be in the second quarter of the year”. It can be further deduced that the general elections will not happen till after …

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