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3 HARD TRUTHS ABOUT POVERTY IN SINGAPORE

110,000 – 140,000 household falls under the basic living expenditure of $1250. The department of statistics measured the amount needed for basic living expenses to be at $1250 per month, per household. According to data published in 2011, 10 – 12% of household fall under this level.

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DOES SINGAPORE’S CIVIL SERVICE PRACTICE TRUE MERITOCRACY?

Recently I said that I would change the focus of my blog. I had planned to make it more practical and useful for the average Singaporean, taking into consideration the prevailing social trends, government policies etc in this country. Well, here goes. Today we look at HR policies in the civil service. There are certain things you ought to know, before you decide to join or not to join the civil service.

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THE PAP HAS TO GO FOR THE GREATER GOOD OF SINGAPORE

I don’t speak up against the PAP because it’s fun. I speak up because I believe in fairness, in equality, and in respecting the people around us. Because I believe in what our pledge says. Yes, the PAP (of the past) has done good things – they helped secure clean water for Singapore, they cleaned up the rivers and they made Singapore safe. But the PAP today is different. We have the least number of doctors, nurses, psychiatrists, policemen and even teachers.

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