Daily Archives: 2013-03-29

MSM's one sided story on crane protest.

28 march 2013, HOME released a press statement disputing the report, "Crane protesters' claims false: MOM" written by StraitsTimes on the protest of the two migrant Chinese workers that happened on 6 Dec 2012. Below is the press statement by HOME.   Press Statement on the Migrant Chinese Workers who protested on top a crane We refer to the recent ST …

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More educated Singaporeans, but less pay?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “More than half of employees in Singapore planning to leave jobs: Survey”( Straits Times, Mar 28). More than 1 in 2 want to resign? It states that “More than one in two (56%) employees in Singapore are planning to leave their jobs within the next two years because of unsatisfactory compensation”. “the figure rises …

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Social Health: Only 1 positive out of 9 – shocking?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “NVPC releases report on S’pore’s social health” (Channel NewsAsia, Mar 27). I find it extremely alarming that only one of the nine areas is positive, with five negative and three neutral. Healthcare It states that “the bed occupancy rate in acute hospitals has been increasing (80.6% in 2010 to 84.6% in 2012)”. In this connection, I …

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