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Pritam Singh: GST Is A Regressive Tax

Pritam Singh: GST Is A Regressive Tax

In the post Budget debate in Parliament on Friday, WP's Pritam Singh reiterated the Workers' Party stance on the GST, even though DPM and Finance Minister has said that GST will not be raised in 2021, but will have to be raised eventually by 2025. In his speech, Mr Pritam Singh said that the WP still stand by their earlier comments, that the GST is a regressive tax, and that the tax raise would hit the low and middle income, retirees and seniors particularly hard as they would have to manage their expenditures more frugally, because offsets do not last forever.

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Lee Bee Wah Not Shy, Quotes Liverpool Anthem In Praising DPM Heng

Lee Bee Wah Not Shy, Quotes Liverpool Anthem In Praising DPM Heng

In her cannot make it English, as she rounded up praising Heng, she took to quoting the anthem of football team Liverpool, You’ll Never Walk Alone. She said, in as straight a face as a clown could maintain, “Perhaps my thoughts will be best expressed by quoting the lyrics from the Liverpool FC song about when you’re walking through a storm. Hold your head up high. Don’t be afraid of the dark because at the end of the storm, there’s a golden sky.”

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Opposition Politician Lim Tean Criticizes Health Minister Gan Kim Yong And Calls Him Daft

Opposition Politician Lim Tean Criticizes Health Minister Gan Kim Yong And Calls Him Daft

Lim Tean questions the validity of this decision, as this opens up Singaporeans chances of getting affected, when obviously we are handling the situation better than the rest of the world. Lim Tean felt that this decision just showed that the Government was more concerned with trying to keep the economy running uninterrupted, rather than the health and safety of Singaporeans.

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Bangladeshi FTs Eyeing Return Home, As SG Suffers From Covid19

Bangladeshi FTs Eyeing Return Home, As SG Suffers From Covid19

The fear is inherent on the Bangladeshis, as they often live in crowded, cramped conditions - and their families thousands of miles away who want them to return home. So, as most consider their stay in Singapore, a question does need answering. With the potential exodus of the Bangladeshi workers, with many of them working in the construction industry, will the industry then be affected with a lower number of workforce? A very big lesson here to not be overly reliant on foreigners to fill jobs. When the shit hits the fan many of them will want to go back to their country, as evidenced by this CNA report.

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SIA Freezes Hiring Of New Staff, Current Ones May be Asked To Take No-Pay Leave

SIA Freezes Hiring Of New Staff, Current Ones May be Asked To Take No-Pay Leave

While no official word has come out from SIA on this, media reports has indicated that the additional measures mentioned could include the possibility of asking staff to take voluntary no-pay leave. Times are bad indeed if even our national carrier has to take such drastic measures as staff hiring freeze and asking staff to volunteer for no-pay leave.

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Italians and South Koreans Are Also Panic Buying In Supermarkets, Are They Idiots?

Italians and South Koreans Are Also Panic Buying In Supermarkets, Are They Idiots?

With this sudden increase of cases on Italy and South Korea, there were also reports that the towns in these two countries that were badly affected have seen the residents panic buying in supermarket, causing essential items to basically run out. So,based on our Ah Beng Minister Chan Chun Sing, these people in South Korea and Italy should be called idiots too? After all, they are panic buying, just the same as people in Hong Kong and Singapore.

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Lee Kuan Yew Knew Exactly What He Wanted, Anyone Else Dare Say Otherwise?

Lee Kuan Yew Knew Exactly What He Wanted, Anyone Else Dare Say Otherwise?

In submissions to the tribunal, Woon described the Law Society’s argument – that Suet Fern and Hsien Yang deliberately cut Kwa Kim Li out and got Lee to execute his last will in her absence, and misleading him as to its contents – as being “totally implausible”.

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According To The Disciplinary Tribunal, LKY Not Lucid Enough By December 2013, So Why Was He Still An MP?

According To The Disciplinary Tribunal, LKY Not Lucid Enough By December 2013, So Why Was He Still An MP?

If LKY was not lucid, why did he voluntarily make a codicil to the Will some time after signing it? If he was truly misled, wouldn't he have revoked the Will? The facts are there for all Singaporeans to mull over. Let's just see who is trying to mislead who in this family saga. After all, trying to get one's way in a family feud by using the State's resources always ensures you have a better chance of winning. History is written by those in power.

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Chan Chun Sing Claims He Is A Straight Talker, But Is He Really One?

Chan Chun Sing Claims He Is A Straight Talker, But Is He Really One?

And did he spend time and effort to understand Singaporeans and the challenges they faced? It is one thing if a hard-nosed politician does not mince his words; and it is something absolutely incomparable when politicians use words such as "idiots" on people. The latter not only shows a lack of vocabulary and character, but it also shows he sees the people in the limited way in which his mind identifies them with himself.

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Straight Talking Minister, Good For Singapore, Or Just A Lousy Excuse?

Straight Talking Minister, Good For Singapore, Or Just A Lousy Excuse?

But remember: you are only a straight-talker when you speak the same way even when you know the whole world is listening. You can't claim to be a straight-talker when your colleague walks out of a cubicle after you bitch about him if you have been acting chummy with him all this while.

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