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Josephine Teo Says Sex In Small Spaces Remark Was A Private Joke

Josephine Teo Says Sex In Small Spaces Remark Was A Private Joke

Another brainless statement, like a Private Joke between her and her husband in full view of the media? Or was the private joke between her and the journalists interviewing her? What is she talking about? She also said that she should never have uttered that comment. Obviously, if that was a Private Joke, then why say it in a public setting? Stupid or what?

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Josephine Teo Wants Singaporean Couples To have Kids Earlier

Josephine Teo Wants Singaporean Couples To have Kids Earlier

Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Home Affairs Josephine Teo has urged young Singaporean couples to start having kids and start families earlier in life. She also said that Government will not interfere in Singaporeans lives, but went ahead on dishing out advice for young couples.

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WP CALLS FOR REDUNDANCY INSURANCE SHOULD BE PROPERLY CONSIDERED

Associate Professor Daniel Goh made an articulate presentation of the Workers’ Party’s proposal for a Redundancy Insurance scheme in Parliament today. Minister Josephine Teo responded that redundancy insurance schemes may reduce the incentive of the workers made redundant to find a new job.

But wouldn't some breathing room on day to day expenses (capped to 6 months) allow the laid-off worker to find a job with a better fit? And does it do the employer any good to hire someone who has accepted a job she does not like out of financial pressure? That employee may not fully commit to that job and focus on finding the job she wants, which does not make for good productivity for the company.

Minister Teo also said that the true cost of redundancy insurance may not be the 0.1% of wages in the WP proposal; it could be 1.5% as in Korea, or more. But she did not explain by what mechanism premiums and pay-outs would inflate by 10 times from the level we suggested. By the same token, we should not have introduced Com-care since the Com-care disbursement level may inflate by 10 or more times to European levels, which represent the “true cost” of such welfare schemes.

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COUPLE HAVING SEX @ HDB STAIRCASE INTERRUPTED BY KAYPO AUNTIE

According to a viral video on vidsee (link removed), a Singaporean resident of a HDB flat got a shock when she saw a young couple passionately making it out at the staircase of her block. She used her handphone to video the incident. Indeed the couple was so obsessed that they continued what they were doing, even when the lady asked them "What are you doing?"

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JOSEPHINE TEO FAILS TO SEE OUR LOW FERTILITY IS DUE TO LACK OF WELFARE STATE

So the problem with Jo Teo's comments isn't that they are offensive; it's that they're incoherent and inconsistent. They represent a kind of wishful thinking - of wanting your cake and eating it too, of wanting to see social change without engaging in the necessarily far-reaching policy changes needed to bring about that change. They also represent a kind of denial- a denial of the fact that our economic inequality, the state's paternalism and its overwhelming emphasis on individual responsibility are, in fact, major causes of our low fertility.

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