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Daily Archives: 2018-01-07

Staying clean not a simple matter in some countries, say ST forum writer

A ST forum writer, Francis Cheng wrote on the Straits Times forum dated 30 December 2017, saying that the Government should not penalise Singapore companies that play by industry rules in countries where corruption is rampant and no clean company can survive. He stated that Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) and ST Marine were not the only ones who …

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Too many scholarships to richer students?

I refer to the article “Making a Mockery of Meritocracy” (The Independent SG, 6 Jan). It states that “Over the years, how many government scholarships have been gifted to children of those at the top echelons of government and public service? For every one that is given out, another deserving Singaporean loses out – and that Singapore could be in …

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