Daily Archives: 2013-03-08

Population data cannot breakdown because not in our interests?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Most of Singapore population info available in public domain: DPM Teo” (Channel NewsAsia, Mar 8). Please breakdown population data? It states that “MP for Aljunied GRC Sylvia Lim has asked if Singapore’s population data could be made public. Most data already in public domain? In reply, Deputy Prime Minister and Home Affairs …

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Pwee Foundation kick-starts pilot program with Boys' Town

By Terry Xu The Pwee Foundation has helped kick-start Boys’ Town WRAP (Work Readiness Attachment Program), a pilot mentoring and internship program.   They have been offering mentorship to 7 boys since early start of the year. The foundation has received support from a local property management company, Link (PN) Realty, and their restaurant, E.Clat Gourmet. The boys will start the job attachment from 11th to 15th …

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How much profits should social enterprises make?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the articles “Social enterprises, cooperatives “help to make for a better Singapore“” (Channel NewsAsia, Mar 6) and “NTUC – Social Enterprise or Profit-driven Business?” (TR Emeritus, Mar 7). The former states that “Social enterprises and in particular cooperatives help to make for a better Singapore”. The subject exchange in Parliament aroused my curiousity and …

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