Daily Archives: 2011-02-03

Local jobs up 12,400, foreign jobs up 62,500?
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:56 pm by Leong Sze Hian I refer to the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) “Employment Situation in Fourth Quarter 2010” report released on 31 January. It states that “Local employment grew by 54,200 in 2010, exceeding Read More

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How to Create A Housing Bubble
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The following article first appeared in Reinventing the Rice Bowl Why cooling measures and subsidies offer no solutions to rising prices and declining fertility by Kenneth Jeyaretnam The question I’m most asked by Journalists is, “What are the issues this coming election?” The Read More

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Health Minister “不三不四”? (Neither here nor there)
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:56 pmby Leong Sze Hian On 29 January, the Ministry of Health (MOH) organised a dialogue with the Health Minister, with Mayor Dr Amy Khor as the moderator. Right from the very beginning of the dialogue, when Read More

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Income Inequality & How to Not Fix It
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by Davin Ng The spectre of income inequality (“the rich get richer, the poor get poorer”) has never been greater in recent years. This is not a problem confined to just Singapore, but a good chunk of the developed world as well. The Read More

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