Daily Archives: May 26, 2011

About that other comment, Dr Lim
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Dear Dr Lim Wee Kiak, It must have been a difficult time for you now, especially with all the furor over your recent comment to the Chinese press. I think everything that needs to be said has been said, and I have nothing Read More

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Quoted out of context, Dr Lim?
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Dawson Koo / A flurry of comments was unleashed on the Internet after Dr Lim Wee Kiak, People’s Action Party Member of Parliament, was reported to have made the following comments to the Chinese press: “If the annual salary of the Minister of Read More

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10 ideas for ministerial salary reform
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Leong Sze Hian, Alex Lew 1. Remuneration should have a reasonable basis and be internationally benchmarked across comparable nations. What constitutes a reasonable basis? A benchmark that would command an above average pay and to reflect the risks of the job scope would Read More

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Reviving the Minimum Wage debate (Part 1)
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Gordon Lee / Since the parliamentary “debate” in January this year, which saw Members of Parliament coming out strongly as a united front against implementing a minimum wage, discussions on the pros and cons of a minimum wage seem to have died down. Read More

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How civil service can serve better
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(The following letter to TODAY Voices was rejected for publication.) See Leong Kit Your TODAY May 14 edition featured two timely reports,  “When grassroots leaders may not provide most accurate feedback” and  “Public Service must connect with those it serves: DPM Teo”. The former Read More

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