Daily Archives: 2013-06-14

TOC speaks with Hawkers at Bedok

By Terry Xu Citizens following the saga of the Bedok hawker centre at Block 538 revolving between the National Environment Agency, Aljunied Hougang Punggol East Town Council might have not really been able to grasp what the whole issue is about. For those who are just tuning in to the story, here is a short recap by visual aids created …

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Singapore needs foreigner to certify a clean bill of health for our health-care system

By Philip Ang ST editor sensationalised “Thank you, Singapore”, published in the Financial Times on June 7 into “Why Singapore’s health-care system works” (ST, June 9). Isn’t it delusional to continue listening to foreigners heaping praises on our ‘world class’ (constantly breaking down) public transportation and ‘successful’ (sky-high prices) public housing? Gillian Tett,  assistant editor and columnist at the Financial Times (FT), had …

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Declining pay as childcare teacher ages

By Singapore Rat Race I refer to the news article on MSF reviewing the pay of childcare teachers: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/more-incentives-to/707762.html Minister Chan Chun Sing said: “We are looking at not just the entry pay but also the progression of the pay to make sure that we increase the number or percentage of people who take up the course, convert and take up …

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