Daily Archives: 2013-07-03

Do Singaporeans deserve their highest paid Government?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the articles “Do S’porean workers deserve their wages?” (Sunday Times, Jun 30), “Raising low wage workers’ pay an uphill task” and S’pore debt levels ‘among highest in Asia’” (Straits Times, Jul 3).. Do Singaporeans deserve their pay? The first article states that “Do Singaporeans deserve the salaries they are paid? That was the pointed …

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One Kopi, No Haze Please

  “One kopi!” Who would’ve thought that those two words could change the very air we breathe? Surprising though it may seem, the power to stop haze can start with something as small as our next cup of kopi. Traditionally, this Singapore favourite is made with sweetened condensed milk, but if you’ve looked over the counter at the local kopi …

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MOT should take a leaf out of Thai transport minister's book

Dear Minister Lui I refer to my previous feedback for policymakers to walk the talk i.e. CEOs, directors and senior civil servants should commute by public buses and trains. I read in The Straits Times (29 June) that Thailand’s Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt has encouraged his senior officials to take public buses at least once a week to personally experience …

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