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PRIMARY SCHOOL BOY: "WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO BE A WAITER!"

According to the latest figures released today (27 Jan 2015) by Ministry of Manpower, there were 67,400 job vancacies as of September in 2014. Eighty percent of the vancaies were in the service industries, particularly in social, community and personal services. The breakdown by professions indicated that employers are desperately looking for sales assistants, waiters and security guards whereas technical roles for diploma holders account for mere twenty percent of the job vacancies that were available.

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SINGAPOREANS ARE EXCITED WITH THE NEW TOURIST ATTRACTION

Sharp-eyed Singaporeans have noticed a new eye catching internet advertisement that is popping up on Taiwanese and Hong Kong websites. The advertisement by Singapore Tourism Board (STB) showed a wax figure of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew surrounded by his real life former principal political secretaries and personal assistants. They include Alan Chan who is the current group CEO of SPH and Heng Swee Keat who is the current Education Minister.

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