Current Affairs

Civil servants’ inflation bonus

SOME 60,000 civil servants in Singapore will get a half-month mid-year bonus in July and an inflation bonus of between $100 and $300.
Is this a timely handout? Will it really help workers cope with record-high inflation in Singapore?
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Schools kill creativity

Sir Ken Robinson, a leading expert on innovation and human resources, argues that we've been educated to become good workers, rather than creative thinkers.

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Subsidies cannot solve problems: MM Lee

"I read the newspapers and the simplest thing is to write and say, subsidise. Rice, oil, bus fares, even putting seat belts on school buses. That is the surest way to go downhill", says MM Lee about S'poreans asking the government for more subsidies to deal with inflation. Do you agree with MM Lee? Share your views here.

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