Daily Archives: 2012-05-09

Hougang by-election called

~ By Kumaran Pillai ~   Breaking: President Tony Tan Keng Yam has issued the writ of election for the Hougang by election.  The Nomination Day for the Hougang by-election will be on 16 May 2012. Serangoon Junior College will be the nomination centre.  According to the elections department, ‎"if more than one candidate stand nominated for election at the close …

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Redundancy Share for PMETs at a 13year high

~ By Leong Sze Hian ~ I refer to the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) Redundancy and Re-entry into Employment, 2011 report (here). Layoffs rose for PMETs. It states that “Layoffs fell for clerical, sales & service and production & related workers but rose for professionals, managers, executives & technicians (PMETs)” PMETs accounted for 4,170 or 42% of the total workers …

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Applying Spatial Justice in Singapore

~ By William S.W. Lim and Faith Wong ~ Extracted from Lim’s forthcoming article ‘Spatial Justice & the Happiness Index’. Contesting Urban Spaces The struggle over geography and place is not new to Singapore. It is just that the Internet has made it harder to ignore the voices of those who are embracing their right to shape the environment they …

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