Tag Archives: Ministerial Salary

Is Singapore’s Gold Standard Of Handling COVID-19 Outshone By Taiwan?

Singapore was previously hailed by Harvard researchers as having the "Gold Standard" in detecting new infections. However it looks like the gold may be losing its shine as daily cases have been rising since then. Many Singapore netizens have praised Taiwanese Ministers for doing a great job in controlling the infection. Some netizens also say they have a higher expectation for Singapore, especially when Taiwanese politicians are paid a fraction of their Singaporean counterparts.

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JUSTIFICATION FOR OBSCENE MINISTERIAL PAY A PACK OF LIES, LKY’S HALF TRUTHS

PAP has always insisted on paying millions to attract ‘talents’, perceived by many to be clowns, to serve Singaporeans. But we all know the man behind attracting talents with money is none other than LKY. And he actually had the gall to come to its defence, against the will of the people, with more fear mongering and half truths. Singaporeans who blindly accept LKY’s words as the gospel truth should scrutinise his statements

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SINGFIRST: PUBLIC DIALOGUE ON MINISTERIAL SALARIES

The Parliament linked ministerial salaries to the median income of the top 1,000 Singaporean citizens earners, with a 40 per cent discount to reflect the ethos of political service since 2012. What is your view of the Singapore Ministerial Salary formula? Have we attracted right calibre of talents?

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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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