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Sponsored post to advertise govt job portal met with criticism from citizens with their personal experience

The Singapore Government has created a job portal,“mycareersfuture.sg” for citizens who are looking for opportunities, saying that it is a newer, smarter way to find the next job opportunity. Workforce Singapore – WSB Facebook page shared the link to job portal via a sponsored post. But instead of getting comments from citizens that they are glad that the government is coming up …

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Chee Hong Tat berated on CNA’s Facebook page for harping on Ms Lim’s “allegation” on test balloons

On Saturday (10 March), Senior Minister of State Chee Hong Tat wrote in a letter addressed to all Singaporeans published on the People’s Action Party (PAP) website that the Workers’ Party (WP) could have used its “test balloons” allegation on the timing of the Goods-and-Services Tax (GST) “to great effect for political attacks”, if the Government had not challenged it in Parliament. He wrote, …

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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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Khaw Boon Wan says cheap fares are popular but not sustainable. Gets whacked by netizens

Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said in Parliament on Wednesday (7 March) that the fare formula for public transport is being reviewed to better track total costs, as the Ministry of Transportation (MOT)’s budget rises for upcoming infrastructure upgrades. He said that while Singapore’s transport fares are currently “affordable”, the Government also needs to ensure the sustainability of the transport network. “We …

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