Daily Archives: 2012-01-20

40% Discounted Ministers anyone? I'd say, 'No thanks!'

~by: Ravi Philemon~ “If the annual salary of the Minister of Information, Communications and the Arts is only $500,000, it may pose some problems when he discusses policies with media CEOs who earn millions of dollars because they need not listen to the minister’s ideas and proposals, hence a reasonable payout will help to maintain a bit of dignity.” Dr …

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The ministerial pay debate that will never be

~by: Howard Lee~ With the long and extensive debate on ministerial pay – in traditional media, online media, and most recently in Parliament – the last thing I want to do is discuss whether the cuts that will most likely be implemented were suitable. If you examine the arguments thus far, you will realise that there are three camps. The …

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