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President Halimah's Monthly Pay Is More Than All Istana Butlers And Chefs Combined

President Halimah's Monthly Pay Is More Than All Istana Butlers And Chefs Combined

Recently, the Istana advertised for butler and chefs jobs on the government portal for those interested in working for the President. As with most job advertisements, basic remuneration was also disclosed. This has got people talking, as simple calculations would show that President Halimah Yacob earns about 48 times the salary of a chef at the Istana.

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SUNGEI ROAD THIEVES MARKET VENDORS PLAN PROTEST TO STOP EVICTION FROM SITE

The market vendors of Sungei Road Thieves Market have vowed to march from the site of the market to the Istana on 15 July if the government insists on closing the market on 11 July. This is because the government is effectively cutting off their only source of income and denying them the ability to earn a livelihood in increasingly expensive Singapore.

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TWO YOUNG MEN ARRESTED FOR PROTESTING OUTSIDE ISTANA

Two men between the ages of 24 and 25 were arrested by the police for staging a protest outside Istana yesterday afternoon (4 Apr) without a permit. Police said the 2 men turned up in front of the Istana with placards at about 4pm. They were clad in identical red hoodies and dark blue jeans.

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YUSOF ISHAK: DETERMINED NEWSMAN WHO LOVED PEOPLE

During his Utusan Melayu years, Yusof Ishak had urged Malays to improve themselves, and not claim lack of opportunities as an excuse for not doing better. "Blaming the other races does not help in any way to uplift the status of the Malays within the country," Mr Yusof wrote in an editorial.

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