Daily Archives: 2012-09-14

There is no justification for disparity in payouts between Paralympians and Olympians

By Ghui – Singapore has long been trying to produce world classed athletes. 2012 has finally seen some results. Feng Tianwei bagged an individual bronze medal in the Olympics and Laurentia Tan has become the first Singaporean to be a double medalist at an international sporting event two consecutive times. Yet both these achievements have been somewhat bittersweet. Feng’s victory …

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Employment pass approval dropped?

By Leong Sze Hian – I refer to the article “30% of EP, S-Pass applicants rejected so far this year” (Asiaone, Sep 10). It states that “30 per cent of Employment Pass (EP) and S-Pass applicants were rejected as at end July this year. This is up from last year's total rejection figure of 26 per cent. He added that …

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