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She says that if I will not accept $1600, she will call up the other candidate. I tried to bargain up the offer to $1800 but she wouldn't even entertain. I know from the interview that the other candidate is an FT who is willing to accept $1700. He does not even need to deduct CPF. If I don't have to deduct CPF I would gladly accept $1700 as a take home pay loh, please lah.

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Tan Chuan-Jin: Help build a Singapore you can be proud of

"No society is perfect, including ours. However, I see a lot of heart and soul in our people. In all of you here," he said in a National Day Observance speech to fellow colleagues, friends and family at the MOM Services Centre on Monday afternoon. "We shouldn't short-change ourselves. I know many are not happy with things as they are, but many step forward to do something about it and not just run things down," he added.

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YOUR VIEW: Promote pink NRIC as benefit for Singaporeans

With the celebrations of National Day 2013 having come and gone, it is fitting to ask what can be done to further encourage Singapore citizenry and nation building during other times of the year. One suggestion that may help galvanise Singaporeans is by promoting the pink NRIC (National Registration Identity Card) as an icon of citizenry through the media and the arts. The pink NRIC is after all a key document that readily identifies a person as being Singaporean. However, this icon should not be relegated to mere imagery.

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