Month: February 2008

Why I can’t Move On

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Sammyboy Coffeeshop forum post made by the moniker MentisMortis Dear ALL, While I was still a damp (not wet) behind the ears young adult who was trying to grow out my hair from the standard army coiffe, all of 22 years and in university, I was very much full […]

Rising costs dominate Budget debate (25 Feb 08)

Rising costs and their impact on people’s ability to make ends meet dominated the start of this year’s Parliament debate on the government’s Budget. Many of the 19 MPs who spoke during the five-hour session praised the Budget for being forward-looking and generous, but 13 also voiced concern at a slew of recent price hikes. […]

Budget 2008 highlights

Growth Dividends: $865 million worth of “Growth Dividends” will be given to adult Singaporeans, averaging $100 to $600 per person. NSmen and NSFs will also receive an extra $100 each. Estate Duty: Estate duty is abolished. Personal Income Taxes: No changes in personal income tax rates this year, but an income tax rebate of 20 […]

Thinkall: Of State and Enterpises

By Thinkall 18 Feb 08 There is governance, and there is governance and there is governance. The beauty of relationship management lies in the most fundamental notion of layered thinking and focused understanding of the wherewithal lies in the application of those many levels of thinking and yet acting in a manner concerted and simple […]