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MOTORCYCLE COE HITS RECORD HIGH, S’POREANS SQUEEZED BUT PAP WINS?

Do you know that high COE prices is one of the main generators of the $3.45b surplus for the PAP Government in 2016? And yet despite squeezing the man in the street with a range of taxes, it spends the least (17.9% of GDP) among developed countries? Why does a small island need so many ministers? Are we to accept the fact that despite being touted as "top talent" and paid millions, these ministers can't handle the full portfolio individually and need to split their work?

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MORALLY CORRUPT TO PAY HIGH SALARIES TO STEM OUT CORRUPTION?

If you do not steal because you're afraid of being caught, then you're only doing the right thing for the wrong reason. But if you do not steal because you know that it is the wrong thing to do, then you are doing the right thing for the right reason. The fact that our country needs to pay those greedy pigs huge salaries so that they remain incorruptible simply means that they are doing the right thing for the wrong reasons.

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SINGAPORE MILLIONAIRE PAYING SGD$1 MILLION TO FIND A VIRGIN WIFE

At this match-making event, this netizen noticed a mysterious Multi-Millionaire. He asked this singles club to find a suitable girlfriend for him, paying 1 million SGD to have the club find for him nationwide his other half. His terms are as follows: age: 20-26 years old; height: 162-170cm; weight: within 50kg; education: above junior college education; have a simple family condition, good-looking, good figure, body pure (no sexual experience).

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IS SINGAPORE’S OUT OF THE WORLD MINISTERIAL SALARY WORTH PRESERVING?

One of the most controversial policies of LKY must be the high minister salary that he introduced as a compelling must do thing in his time. He made such a ‘convincing’ case for it that there was hardly anyone opposing to it. The country needs the best men and women in political leadership. The country is so big, the job is so big, the salary must be so big also or else no good men or women who need big money to satisfy their ego would want to serve the country.

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UNNAMED MILLION-DOLLAR MINISTER BOUGHT 300 PACKETS OF CHICKEN RICE FOR LKY MOURNERS

According to the mainstream media, 300 packets of chicken rice was bought by "an unnamed Minister" for mourners in the queue to pay respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew. The chicken rice were handed out by volunteers and snapped up within minutes. Despite this act of "charity", some netizens commented that with their million dollar salaries, isn't 300 packets of chicken rice too little? If the Minister was sincere, he should have bought 3,000 packets for both the mourners and the thousands of helpers.

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IS THE PRIME MINISTER’S SALARY THAT HIGH?

I’m quite reluctant to comment on our Prime Minister’s pay. But since everybody keeps talking about the issue, I thought I would just relate a conversation we had at Elias Mall coffeeshop on the controversial topic. This happened some time ago. As usual, there were few of us gathered at Elias Mall coffeeshop in the evening having coffee or beer relaxing and chatting away. Out of the blue, Lao Si suddenly commented that actually our Prime Minister’s pay is not that high.

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LOCAL NUS PHILOSOPHY GRADUATE BECAME MILLIONAIRE AT AGE 28

On the middle finger of her left hand, Lim Qing Ru sports a ring with “April 10 2014” engraved on it. That was the day news broke that Zopim, the tech company she joined as a co-founder in 2008, had been acquired by an American software company for a reported US$29.8 million (roughly S$37 million). The payout was split between herself and four other co-founders, making her a multimillionaire overnight. She was then two weeks shy of her 29th birthday.

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HOW AVERAGE S’POREAN LADY GREW S$112,000 INTO S$1 MILLION IN 7 YEARS

Eighteen years ago, Lady (not her real name) entered the workforce like many fresh graduates and earns a humble salary of $2,200 per month. A sole breadwinner of a family of 4, she need to desperately figure out how to survive and get by should a day she loses her job without sufficient savings. In 2012, she made her first million dollar and an annual dividend income of $41K.

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LEE HSIEN LOONG: OUR LEADERS HAVE REALISTIC SALARIES, NOT HIGH SALARIES

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong indicated that Singapore would like to be a conduit for a Maritime Silk Road, mooted by Chinese President Xi Jinping. In a half-hour interview with Yang Lan on Beijing Satellite TV that was broadcast on Monday (Nov 10), he said the world is watching China’s anti-corruption drive as it could be a tremendous boost to its development and stability, and described it as an admirable effort. He also addressed the notion of clean government in Singapore. He said it is not about high salaries, but ones that are "realistic and correct", in order to find the right people who are “most capable”, and “most trustworthy”.

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