Daily Archives: March 6, 2013

Leveling the playing field for Singaporean workers?
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By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Manpower Minister explains how to build a SG core in workforce” (TR Emeritus, Mar 5). It states that “Mr Tan (Chuan Jin) added that the second part to build a Singaporean core lies in how Read More

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TheSmartLocal – The fast growing local review site
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By Terry Xu The Online Citizen interviews Bryan Choo, the founder of TheSmartLocal – a fast growing independent Singapore review site started just last year which covers practically everything one could ask about Singapore lifestyle. Bryan shares with us through an in-depth interview what the Read More

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Budget 2013 does not address many current problems sufficiently
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By Ravi Philemon The PAP Government has acknowledged some of its shortfalls in this year’s Budget. For one, the Finance Minister acceded that in the previous decade, our productivity growth rates were well below the norms of developed economies, even as our labour force Read More

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Open letter to PM Lee – Residents' Committee
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By Philip Ang   Mr Lee Hsien Loong Chairman, People’s Association   Dear Mr Lee More than a decade ago, I was a Residents’ Committee (RC) ‘Observer’ for a few months.  It was a very disappointing experience because real concerns were hardly highlighted during meetings. Read More

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