Daily Archives: 2012-02-25

Are TRE's transgressions lawsuit worthy?

~by: Ghui~ Freedom of press and freedom of speech are the hallmarks of democracy. Singapore’s current position in the Press Freedom Index would therefore seem to indicate that Singapore is somewhat lacking in a key component of democracy. Of course, Singapore is a young country and any new nation needs time to come into its own but is it enough …

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Cleaners' pay up $250 to $1,000: Congratulations?

~by: Leong Sze Hian~ I refer to the article “Town council cleaners get more pay now” (Straits Times, Feb 21). It states that ”North West District Mayor Teo Ho Pin, who spearheaded and coordinated the initiative, said on Monday that full-time cleaners now earn about $1,000 a month on average, compared to about $750 before the scheme was launched in …

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