Daily Archives: 2014-01-29

Cooling the Hot-Button Issues with Tweaks and Sounds

by Ravi Philemon In the last General Elections, the People’s Action Party (PAP) lost six seats to the opposition. The loss meant that the ruling Party would occupy 81 seats in the House of 87 elected Parliamentary Members. The unprecedented number of seats lost to the opposition sent the PAP into a season of soul-searching. Apologies, policy tweaks, and national …

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Casey – The Aftermath

By Ghui Anton Casey has come to symbolise everything we hate about our society. Perhaps it is now time for our rage to abate and for us to look for the silver lining? If anything, this whole saga has led to the crystallisation of all things we abhor. From arrogance to the perceived inequality of wealth to race, Mr Casey …

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“I’ve created all these jobs…”: PM Lee

Explaining why there are more foreign professionals in Singapore, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said this is because Singapore’s economy has grown, and that there are not enough Singapoeans to fill the jobs created. Mr Lee was speaking at the Ministerial Forum at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on Tuesday. According to local news outlets, there are about 150,000 professional …

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