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Why there is no subsidy for the poor….
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The CEO of SMRT goes to work in a Mercedes. She deserves it because the profits of SMRT has doubled in the past few years. Even as the economic crisis put thousands of Singaporeans out of the job, the SMRT’s latest quarter results Read More

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Time for the government to re-look “no-welfare state” policy
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Welfare can provide greater security for the people against events that are outside of their control. Tan Kin Lian. Read More…

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More flexibility for bosses but what is there for employees?
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Why is the govt making it easier for employers to reduce workers’ salaries? Gilbert Goh. Read More…

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Where is the “unique Singapore advantage” to protect our workers?
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Labour Chief should stand up for S’porean workers more. Andrew Loh. Read More…

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The myth of the lazy native
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If the economy does not bottom out fairly soon, S’poreans’ patience might become sorely taxed. Read More…

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An alternative to penalising labour
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Donaldson Tan suggests a recession insurance for non-financial firms. Firms are not going to stop retrenching workers whom they deem as excess manpower regardless of wage subsidy schemes. Instead, the fiscal policy for saving jobs ought to be targeting firms that face difficulty in raising short-term credit. Read More…

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Repossessed properties in Singapore rise 18%
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Colliers International warns that this number is just the tip of the iceberg. Read More…

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