Daily Archives: 2013-08-08

Part-time security guards scheme: No takers?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Security guard scheme yet to draw more retirees, housewives” (Straits Times, Jul 15). Retirees & housewives aren’t biting? It states that “Retirees and housewives are spurning a government scheme to woo them to work as security guards. Launched just a year ago, the programme that targets the two groups to ease manpower …

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A review of MM Lee Kuan Yew’s new book: “One Man’s View of the World”

Choo Zheng Xi/Consultant Editor Before you read Mr Lee’s new book, keep in mind what the book holds itself out to be. It’s “One Man’s View of the World”, no longer the infallible utterances of the primus inter pares of Singapore politics. The book has got much of Mr Lee’s pugnaciousness, only marginally tempered by age and fatalism. It’s got …

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