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Stagnant wages, immigration fuel Singapore squeeze

Stagnant wages, immigration fuel Singapore squeeze

Stagnant wages, immigration fuel Singapore squeeze ALEX KENNEDY | February 17, 2011 07:09 AM EST | Huffington Post SINGAPORE — Singaporean Ramzi Mohamed is tired of sleeping in [...]

Home-grown Singaporeans may be living in a delusion

Home-grown Singaporeans may be living in a delusion

Home-grown Singaporeans may be living in a delusion The huge influx of foreigners into the workforce led to a foreigner versus local argument. Since the Asian financial crisis from 1997 to 2011, I [...]

Reconciling Ground Viewpoints with MOM Statistics

Reconciling Ground Viewpoints with MOM Statistics

Since the 1997 Asian financial crisis, critics of the ruling PAP (People’s Action Party) were unhappy with employment statistics from MOM (Ministry of Manpower). The points below would explain how [...]

Teo Ser Luck: Singapore is a springboard to achieve something bigger internationally

Teo Ser Luck: Singapore is a springboard to achieve something bigger internationally

On 22 Jan 2011, the youth wing of the ruling People’s Action Party (YPAP) organized a forum at NTUC Building Room 801. The forum was on Personality Politics. The panel speakers were PAP Member of [...]

How Societies Prospered in the Last 1,000 Years

How Societies Prospered in the Last 1,000 Years

Flourishing economies help combat poverty through the creation of opportunity By Mark Milke Created: Jan 30, 2011 (Epoch Times) One thousand years ago, one-third of all babies died before their [...]

Rethinking civil service scholarships and the entrepreneurial spirit

Rethinking civil service scholarships and the entrepreneurial spirit

Pritam Singh has written an interesting post here. He brings up statistics from the Public Service Commission website to show that for much of the last decade the overwhelming recipients of PSC [...]

The Star Online: Coming polls promise to be fun

The Star Online: Coming polls promise to be fun

In the chase for the young vote, the PAP has sent in Zorro and a hip-hop dancing team to counter Danny the Bear’s foray into its heartland town centre. RESIDENTS of a suburban estate were taken [...]

Deliberate Workplace Internationalization in Singapore

Deliberate Workplace Internationalization in Singapore

Hi Gilbert I hope this article will increase awareness on the deliberate workplace internationalization in Singapore. (If you wish to edit the article, please do not change the whole article [...]

7 Zen Habits of Highly Efficient Minds

7 Zen Habits of Highly Efficient Minds

Zen habits are simple lifestyle habits that have the potential to radically alter the efficiency of our minds and the potential of our lives.  We can easily integrate these habits into our daily [...]

Singaporeans – Love or Hate Them!

Singaporeans – Love or Hate Them!

  *THE CRINGEWORTHY ones*    *Lack of courtesy. Saying thank you, holding open doors, helping others.... Basically social graces in general. Often when I travel overseas to say, down [...]

10 Surefire Ways To Live Below Your Full Potential

10 Surefire Ways To Live Below Your Full Potential

Marc and Angel Do you know that most people never utilize more than 0.1% of their true potential in their lifetime? It’s true.  The thing is, human potential is unlimited.  Unlike [...]

Singapore Muslims & Lowly Educated Marginalised

Singapore Muslims & Lowly Educated Marginalised

Abdillah Zamzuri Would you be willing to sacrifice your religious beliefs for the sake of national integration? I bet not. But that’s exactly what Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew [...]

Tunisia’s revolution: Arab states rocked by the mouse that roared

Tunisia’s revolution: Arab states rocked by the mouse that roared

The Sydney Morning Herald, January 22, 2011 Young, educated people have had enough of greedy dictators, writes Paul McGeough. IF a 13-year-old boy can get it, why not a 53-year-old woman? As [...]

MM Lee on PAP losing power: That day will come

MM Lee on PAP losing power: That day will come

By Angela Lim – January 21st, 2011 Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, the founding leader People’s Action Party’s (PAP) has predicted its rule of Singapore will come to an end one day. In a [...]

To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test

To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test

By PAM BELLUCK, The New York Times Jan 20, 2011 Taking a test is not just a passive mechanism for assessing how much people know, according to new research. It actually helps people learn, and [...]

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