Daily Archives: 2012-09-20

Low-income can replace 93% of their income when they retire?

By Leong Sze Hian – I refer to the report “Young working S'poreans will have enough CPF savings by retirement: MOM study”  (Channel NewsAsia, Sep 19). It states that “Young Singaporeans in the workforce today will have adequate savings in their Central Provident Fund (CPF) accounts by the time they retire, according to an independent study by the Ministry of …

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Why letting Mitt Romney Run Your Country Will Turn it Into Singapore

By Melissa Lim – "The world suffers a lot. Not because of the violence of bad people, but because of the silence of good people!" Napoleon Bonaparte I can normally remain dispassionate about touchy feely subjects and go about my daily life in oblivion and glee, but after I read this article, I cannot resist but speak up because these …

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Leadership and Elite

By Dr Yuen Chung Kwong – "I am their leader, I have to follow them!" Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin (French revolutionary leader)  The above sentence might strike some as being very strange: arent leaders supposed to "lead"? Actually, people choose a leader with the expectation of getting something from him/her, maybe material benefits arising from a movement's success, maybe just inspiring …

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