Tag Archives: Win Battles Lose War

JOBS BANK: 82 APPLICATIONS, 1 INTERVIEW

What is the breakdown of the total number of jobs in the Information and Communications category and IT jobs, into Singaporeans, PRs, employment pass, S-pass and work permits?" What’s the point of having an Infocomm plan to promote learning or higher economic growth, when we allow foreigners from all over the world to flock to Singapore to compete unfairly and take away jobs from Singaporeans?

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MEDISHIELD LIFE COUNCIL SHOULD ASK ABOUT SURPLUS FUNDS?

According to the Straits Times news report “New council to ensure MediShield Life runs smoothly” (Jul 31) – “The council will also advise the Health Minister on matters related to the investment of the funds under MediShield Life. These funds include any premiums, penalties for late payments, and government grants to the scheme.”

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MSM REPORTS ON WHY PMETS ARE JOBLESS, BUT REFUSES TO MENTION FOREIGNERS COMPETING FOR LOCAL JOBS

According to the Straits Times article “Highly trained, middle-aged and out of work” (Jul 20) – “Fifty-seven per cent of Singaporeans and permanent residents who lose their jobs are able to find a job within six months, according to the Manpower Ministry. For professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs), however, the proportion was below average at 49 per cent for the same time period.”

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SO MANY “ILLEGAL” MONIES LINKED TO SINGAPORE HISTORICALLY?

According to the Malaysiakini news report “Tail on Jho Low over another RM1.9b” (Jul 10) – “In the latest report, the WSJ said Singapore police in a letter dated March 19 wrote to Malaysia’s central bank about US$529 million (RM2 billion) in deposits between 2011 and 2013 into a Singapore bank account controlled by Jho Low. WSJ, which sighted the letter, said this was in response to Malaysian authorities asking Singapore for help in their investigation into 1MDB.”

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CORRECTION TO MSM NEWS: PA PANEL TO FIX LAPSES IS INCORRECT

There is a footnote at the end of the news report “PA sets up panel to fix lapses” (Jul 17), which said “Correction: An earlier version of this story and its headline said that the PA had set up a panel to fix lapses. This is incorrect. The panel is to review rules and procedures. We are sorry for the error.”

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