Posts Tagged ‘Ministerial pay

Enigma: Singapore a city full of paradoxes brags Grace Fu

August 6, 2012

Grace Fu, Minister in the PMO and Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, is brilliantly spot on when she described Singapore as a city of paradoxes. A tiny city with one of the largest landfills in the world is truly amazing she gushed. I agree. A land-scarce city that has devoted prime land […]

Review Singapore ministerial pay : a PR exercise?

May 22, 2011

Many people are not impressed with the choice of Gerard Ee to chair the committee on a review of ministerial pay. With due respect to Gerard Ee, he is seen as an establishment figure so he won’t be seen as independent. What we need is someone who is seen as truly independent not someone who […]

Govt tackling cost of living concerns: too little, too late?

April 16, 2011

Now that the General Election is looming, the government assures us that it’s aware of concerns over rising cost of living. An example cited is the Grow and Share Package announced in the Budget. While this is helpful, it’s too little too late as for years people have expressed concerns over the rising cost of […]