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HELP! ARE MY PARENTS DEMANDING TOO MUCH MONEY FROM ME?

I am a poly grad earning only 2.8k (before CPF) and I am currently giving parents $700 a month. That leaves me less than 1.4k after deduction of CPF. But recently my parents have been hinting and pressuring me to take over the support for the family.. Which means every month I will have to pay more than $1,000 to support them..

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ONE IN FOUR SINGAPOREAN EARNS BELOW $1,500 MONTHLY SALARY

According to the Straits Times news report “Social work: One of the hottest mid-career options in town” (May 19) – “Low pay and the lack of a structured career pathway had resulted in a high attrition rate in the past. Nonetheless, in the last decade, the number of workers in the sector has tripled to 16,000.”

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3 HARD TRUTHS ABOUT POVERTY IN SINGAPORE

110,000 – 140,000 household falls under the basic living expenditure of $1250. The department of statistics measured the amount needed for basic living expenses to be at $1250 per month, per household. According to data published in 2011, 10 – 12% of household fall under this level.

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CLEANERS SALARY STILL STUCK $1,000 AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

As to “More than 26,500 resident cleaners are now paid at least S$1,000 a month – the entry-level pay under the Progressive Wage Model. The figure accounts for nearly 70 per cent of the resident cleaner workforce” – isn’t the Progressive Wage Model a failure in that only 69 per cent of local cleaners are getting at least $1,000 now? After so many years of implementing initiative after initiative to increase cleaners’ pay – and we are still talking about only $1,000?

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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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SALARIES OF DBS, UOB & OCBC CEO ROSE BY S$1 MILLION DOLLARS EACH IN 2014

The chief executive officers of Singapore's three local banking groups saw their total remuneration rise by around S$1 million each last year as profits grew. According to DBS Group's latest annual report, CEO Piyush Gupta earned S$10.12 million last year, up from S$9.2 million in 2013. The higher pay comprised a base salary of S$1.2 million, S$3.79 million cash bonus, S$5.07 million in shares and S$55,545 in other non-cash payments.

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OVERSEAS GRADUATE: 6 MONTHS ALREADY BUT I STILL CANT FIND A JOB DESPITE BEING A DEGREE HOLDER

It's been 6 months since I came back and I've not managed to get any job offers despite going for numerous interviews. Even civil service is hard. 4 interviews I had with the civil service asked me why I left my job with CPF to go overseas to study. Some companies outrightly told me that my 5 years of work experience was not related to communications hence they treat me as a fresh graduate. I find it absurd that I'm asking the same salary as what I was getting before I completed my degree.

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GOVT UNIVERSITIES: AVERAGE GRADUATE EARNS S$3,333 SALARY EVERY MONTH

The median gross salaries for graduates from three of Singapore's autonomous universities was 4.91 per cent higher last year, compared to 2014. The mean gross salaries of fresh graduates increased 3.22 per cent on-year to S$3,333 in 2014, the universities said. The median gross salaries saw a 4.91 per cent increase to S$3,200 last year, from the year before, they added.

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ROY NGERNG: OUR PRIME MINISTER’S SALARY INCREASED BY 75 TIMES SINCE 1965

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said that the real median wages of Singaporean workers have gone up by about 6 times since 1965. But do you know that the actual salary of the prime minister has actually gone up by 75 times, until 2010 when the prime minister was earning $3.1 million at the highest?Today, the richest in Singapore earn the highest salaries among the developed countries while the poorest earn one of the lowest among the developed countries.

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