Tag Archives: High Salary

HOW TRUE THAT HIGHEST SALARIES IN THE WORLD DETER CORRUPTION?

I refer to the article “Every Singaporean plays role in fighting corruption: PM Lee” (Channel NewsAsia, Jun 6). It states that “Every Singaporean has a role to play in fighting corruption, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Tuesday (Jun 6), during the opening of the Corruption Reporting and Heritage Centre (CRHC) which allows members of the public to walk in and report suspected corrupt practices in person. Does paying the highest public service salaries in the world deter corruption?

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HIGHER STARTING PAY FOR GRADS NOT ENOUGH, WHAT ABOUT NON-GRADS?

Most of the unhappiness from the higher starting pay news is that this is still not enough for the young graduates, not enough for them to save quickly and get BTO, or even going through daily expenses. And these are salaries of about $3,500 or above. But those without university degrees? Let's say ITE graduates, or even poly graduates. Their starting salary definitely won't be as high as $3,500! So, if these graduates already complaining $3,500 not enough, then what about these non-graduates?

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DESPERATE HAWKER OFFERS $3,000 MONTHLY SALARY PLUS BONUS BUT STILL NO HELPERS

The hawker boss of Uggli Muffins Mr Anton Tan is splashing the cash hoping to hire extra manpower to help him this busy CNY period. He is offering a $3,000 salary, more than twice the market rate for hawker assistants. His only requirement for the job is "to have a pretty smile" and to be able to work 12 hours a day, no prior job or baking experience needed.

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