Daily Archives: 2012-10-08

Chee Soon Juan Interview – The Man and his Beliefs – Part III

By Leo Khaw – This is part 3 of a 4 part series – Part I:      Chee spoke about his brand of politics and why he chose a different strategy from the other opposition parties. Part In this part, we cover about his views on the judiciary.    Part 2:     Chee’s views on the judiciary and his moral consciousness. …

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EP and PRs' foreign spouses can apply for Letters of Consent?

By Leong Sze Hian – Further to my article “Foreign spouses not counted for foreign worker quota/levy?” , Laura Chen said in her letter “Please make immigration policies more pro-family” (Today, Oct 1)  – “The LTVP Plus requires us to have a Singaporean child, but no one in the right mind would have a child without health insurance and a …

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Bus drivers: Trying to make sense out of the numbers?

By Leong Sze Hian   I refer to the article “SMRT bus drivers can return to five-day week – without pay rise” (ST, Sep 29).http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/smrt-bus-drivers-can-return-5-day-week-without-pay-rise-20120929   Wage increase: Back to square one? Giving bus drivers the option to return to a five-day week without a pay rise, may be making a mockery of the wage re-structuring exercise. After all, wasn’t the …

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