Daily Archives: 2011-08-29

Dolphins and captivity don’t mix

~by: Elisabelle Aruldoss~ In 2008, Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore bought 27 wild bottlenose dolphins from the Solomon Islands to be placed in a dolphin exhibition in their Marine Life Park in 2012. Nine of the dolphins were then transported to Langkawi and the rest were put in Subic Bay, Phillipines. However, in 2010, two female dolphins that were put in …

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Ministerial Salaries – can economics explain?

~ by Dr Ivan Png ~ Since 1994, when they were first pegged to the pay of the highest local earners in six professions, salaries of our government ministers have been a very controversial issue. But while listed companies benchmark their executives’ pay against comparable businesses, ministerial pay has no such market reference. As Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean …

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