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LTA SHOULD RECONSIDER NUMBER OF HEAVY VEHICLES ON ROAD!

LTA should seriously reduce the number of heavy and commercial vehicles and also stop the growth of these vehicles until majority of them are due for de-registration! Stop making us car and bike owners suffer! We need a car or bike because its too time consuming to travel around Singapore!

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HOW CAN OUR PRESIDENT BE A CHECK ON THE GVT IF HE/SHE IS FROM THE SAME PARTY?

Our reader highlighted the lackluster employment scene in Singapore despite presidential hopeful Halimah Yacob's praise about gaining much from the years she spent fighting for workers' rights. He believed it is only fair if the President was never from the ruling party as it defeats the purpose of checking on the Government.

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BIZ OWNER: WE MUST EMBRACE 6.9 MILLION POPULATION & BRING IN MORE TALENTS

I feel strongly that I must made a stand for the policy of foreign talents in Singapore. Dear oppositions and fellow Singaporean, when you make the accusation that foreign talents have taken over Singaporean jobs please reconsider. It is the true or it is Singaporean are becoming more choosy?

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IISWC REPORT: TEMASEK HOLDINGS ASSET VALUE GREW BY S$40 BILLION IN 2014

Temasek Holdings Pte rode a rally in global equities with a focus on developed markets that probably helped the Singapore state-owned investor’s assets reach a record. Assets at the firm, which releases results this week, may have increased 16 percent to 18 percent to as much as S$263 billion ($195 billion) in the year to March 31, according to estimates by Institutional Investor’s Sovereign Wealth Center and CMC Markets.

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154 MEDIA: S'POREANS WHOSE WAGES DID NOT GROW SHOULD BLAME THEMSELVES FOR CHASING FOREIGNERS AWAY

For those who have placed the blame for slow wage growth squarely on cheap imported labour, this year’s headline figures in manpower would have been sobering. Despite sharp pullbacks in manpower inflows in the past few years — to the extent that the percentage of vacancies being filled by Singaporeans rather than foreigners this year hit its highest level since 2011 — average pay cheques, after adjusting for inflation, grew by only 0.4 per cent amid tight labour market conditions.

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