Daily Archives: 2013-08-23

Yes, the Prime Minister must decide

By Andrew Loh “If I’m discussing whether to raise taxes or not, I think I will never finish that discussion. So, one day when we have to raise taxes, the government will just have to make up its mind and say, ‘ok, I have to decide, I have to do this, I have to persuade people’, because otherwise it’s not …

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Man seeks court's declaration against discrimination of homosexuals at work

Singaporean and former Robinsons employee Lawrence Wee Kim San Bernard made an application to the High Court on Friday, for a declaration that the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore prohibits discrimination against homosexual men on account of their sexual orientation in the course of employment. In the application, Mr. Wee, who had previously brought a suit against his former …

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The hunt for MOM labour data

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the reply by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), “Wage data available on MOM website” (Straits Times Forum, Aug 22), to Seah Ru Hong’s letter, “Still waiting for wage report” (Aug 19). Mr Seah said in his letter that a “key publication on income”, the Report On Wages 2012, has not been released by MOM. …

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