Tag Archives: National Day Rally

[YOUR LETTERS] A PESSIMISTIC OUTLOOK FOR SINGAPORE?

I believe PM Lee is not confident that Singapore will have sufficient number of good paying jobs for our undergraduates who are going to join the work force a couple of years later with a heavy burden. With an uncertain global outlook, it is better to make the non-grads and grads compete against one another now to benefit the economy as much as possible before the tsunami hits.

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DIPLOMA AND ITE GRADUATES: ONE RACE TO THE TOP

What I’m saying is, if this country is serious about real shift in attitudes for diploma and ITE graduands, they should remove these glass ceilings and create rejuvenated energy for the climbing workers to move as high and as fast as they can! It is exciting to realise that you may have the ability to qualify for the position of a CEO or director!

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I’D RATHER KILL MYSELF THAN RETIRE IN SINGAPORE

Every time the government gives us something, it takes back more. As people of this country, it is very sad that we have to be so suspicious every time the government announces “goodies” or things which are supposed to benefit the people. I’m talking about the recent announcement by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Long that we will now be able to take out 20% of our CPF savings. As soon as that’s said, it’s accompanied by the announcement that CPF Minimum Sum will be raised next year to S$161,000. The government also keeps telling us to “cash in” on our homes for our retirement and downgrade.

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NATIONAL DAY RALLY 2014 IN 90 SECONDS

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s annual National Day Rally 2014 was held at ITE College Central, Ang Mo Kio, for the second time. Wearing a turquoise shirt this year, PM Lee addressed three topics this year: a) Giving Singaporeans full opportunities to achieve their potential b) Providing Singaporeans more assurance in retirement; and c) Making Singapore a home for all ages.

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