Daily Archives: 2018-03-10

Facebook post of Indranee Rajah flooded with comments asking her to move on

Yesterday (9 Mar), Senior Minister of State for Finance and Law Indranee Rajah made a renewed attack on her Facebook page against Ms Sylvia Lim with a post titled, ‘GST Hike: An Honourable Course of Conduct or not?‘. “Ms Lim admitted that her suspicion may not have been correct,” Indranee wrote. “Yet Ms Lim refused to withdraw her allegation or …

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Indranee: Sylvia Lim’s conduct not honourable

On Thursday (8 Mar), WP Chairman Sylvia Lim explained in Parliament why she is not apologising for her earlier allegation that the PAP government had floated a “test balloon” about raising GST. She said, “I believe I was doing my duty as an MP to convey ground concerns, reactions and confusion.” “I did not accuse the Government of being untruthful …

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Minister Lim: “Our door remains open to foreign professionals” – 50K EPs issued per year

At a dialogue organised by the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) yesterday (9 Mar), Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say assured the 700 company officials attending the event that companies will have some leeway to bring in foreign professionals if they meet specified conditions. These foreign PMETs should have skills that are in demand and are “lacking” locally. Companies must also …

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