During a dialogue held at the National University of Singapore on Monday night, Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew said that a social class divide was inevitable in a maturing society like Singapore.
Month: October 2009
The Manpower Ministry (MOM) told Parliament on Monday that there would be no maximum medical liability of an employer for foreign domestic workers in Singapore.
The real culprit for all the environmental destruction taking place in the world today is not people taking warm showers instead of cold showers, or taking the bus to work when they can jolly well walk an hour in the blistering sun and show up at the office dehydrated (and end up having to quench their thirst with coke or pepsi instead of mineral water because Professor Tommy Koh has succeeded in banning the latter).
Opposition parties however were not fooled by the Government’s theatrics over a scheme that is essentially a wage subsidy that puts cash into the hands of employers rather than helping employees directly.
Written by Ng E-Jay 08 Oct 2009 On Tuesday, District Judge John Ng acquitted SDP members and other democracy advocates of taking part in an illegal procession on 16 Sept 2007. On that day, democracy and human rights activists Mr Gandhi Ambalam, Mr John Tan, Ms Chee Siok Chin, Mr Charles Tan and Mr Chong […]
by See Leong Kit (61-year old Singaporean) [ Mr See’s Note for Readers: My earlier letter was published, but this follow-up “right of reply” was rejected (censored) for publication by our shamelessly pro-PAP (instead of pro-Singapore) Mainstream Media. Read on and judge for yourself why. Proof that PM Lee Hsien Loong’s much-touted promise of “an […]