Daily Archives: 2013-03-23

    MOE 2012 Graduate Employment Survey
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    By Terry Xu The 2012 Graduate Employment Survey (GES) data of university graduates’ starting pay was published by Ministry of Education yesterday. Once again, the MSM paints a happy overall picture proclaiming that over 90% of the 2012 cohort were employed.  The data which was Read More

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    Independent Audit to Scrutinise Fresh Grads Employment Figures
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    By Lim CJ I refer to Over 90% of fresh grads from 2012 cohort employed. The startling revelation of this news article was that their starting salaries were above $3000. While it might be true for graduates in pharmacy, law, medicine and architect, the Read More

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    Defendants should be free to choose
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    By Richard Woo It appears there is no legal enactment prohibiting a defendant from employing a Queen’s Counsel (QC) to represent him/her in a court in Singapore. The presiding judge, however, has the power to decline a request from the defendant for a Read More

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    Graduates’ real starting salaries minus 0.4% p.a. last 6 years?
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:38 pmBy Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Over 90% of fresh grads from 2012 cohort employed” (Channel NewsAsia, Mar 22). Salary increased? It states that “The median gross monthly salary for those in full-time Read More

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