Daily Archives: 2013-06-17

“Plead for Mercy” advocates for single parents
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 10:42 amBy Melissa Tsang The turn out was small at the gathering, which was promptly clarified by organizer Vivian Pan to be an “awareness” event, rather than a protest. Attendees came dressed in blue, the “color of Read More

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Benjamin Pwee awarded Impact Leader 2013
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 10:55 amBy Pwee Foundation Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) conferred on Mr Benjamin Pwee its inaugural Impact Leader Award during its Impact Forum 2013. This award seeks to recognise people or organisations who have made significant contributions Read More

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How much do our politicians give?
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  By Singapore Rat Race I refer to the Channel News Asia article on 8 June exhorting higher income earners to donate more: It is reported that those earning less than $1,000 committed the highest proportion of their pay to charities, at 1.8%. Read More

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When PAP fails to help the needy, PM Lee tells more Singaporeans to render more help
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By Philip Ang In “S’poreans can & must do their best to help the poor: PM Lee” (CNA, June 16), PM Lee says the obvious, as if what he is telling us will make a difference. He has glossed over the failings of Read More

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How many non-citizen workers? Will we ever know?
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:37 pm  Leong Sze Hian I refer to the articles “Govt working with banks to develop ‘S’porean core’” (Today, Jun 17) and “‘Crucial that S’pore core can land top banking jobs’” (Straits Times, Jun 17). “Active discussion” over Read More

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Best Straits Times Editorial ever in its history?
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:37 pmBy Leong Sze Hian   I refer to the Editorial “When wages fail to grow along with the economy – Stagnating incomes need to be tackled in earnest” by the Managing Editor, Mr Han Fook Kwang Read More

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