In Singapore, the average gross salary per annum is SGD 67,152. PM Lee earns a whopping 32 times that amount.
“It’s definitely been a difficult situation for him. My advice to him would be to follow his dreams, follow his heart and do what he needs to do,”
Without providing any concrete evidence, he cited the experience of Western Democracies and asserted that social welfare threatens to “erode the competency of the workforce”.
While the Government has in the past made considerable efforts to preserve our heritage sites, some have inevitably fallen under the chopping block of “progress”.
Americans have become the butt of jokes when it comes to correctly pointing at a map, the location of a specific country, whether it’s North Korea, European countries or African countries.
Malaysia’s new government has been in power for barely a month. But in that short time, they have introduced a plethora of reforms to Malaysia’s political system.
“I didn’t realise that Singaporeans voted for merger with Malaysia in 1963 simply because all three choices available in the…
The PAP IBs are in effect, an extension of the party and the unofficial mouthpiece for the government. If you ever wanted to know how the PAP Government truly feels about Malaysia’s new Government and its leader Dr Mahathir, look no further than the PAP IB sites on social media.
If it weren’t for the student activists, we would probably still be singing “God Save the Queen” instead of “Majulah Singapura” today.
f Minister Khaw Boon Wan is trying to convince Singaporeans that transport fares needn’t factor in reliability, the recent spate of MRT and LRT disruptions aren’t helping.
This little known law effectively shields the Government (SAF and SCDF included) from civil liability for the deaths of full time national servicemen, even when the SAF and SCDF are found to be negligent.
It’s no secret that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is the highest paid government leader in the world. But just how much is he paid?
Japan’s rail network transports the equivalent of the world’s population every year. Clean, efficient, and extremely reliable, it is the envy of the world. But what makes the Japanese model so efficient?
What would Singapore look like today had we remained in the Malaysian Federation? Would we have been better or worse off? Here are 10 likely scenarios.
With you, for you, for Singapore? That slogan has become nothing more than empty words
Less than 30 years have passed since the Berlin Wall collapsed and East and West Germany reunified. Now, proponents of Korean reunification believe the same might be achieved today. With bilateral talks yielding a peace treaty and a final end to the Korean War, talks of reunification between the two Koreas have moved beyond the realm of fantasy fiction to a possible, albeit far distant reality.
6 years on, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station is still leaking. The facility’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) recorded “record high levels of radiation” inside a damaged reactor.
As a bystander in Singapore observing US politics from an ocean away, I can’t help but draw parallels between Trump’s America and a PAP-dominated Singapore.
While the rest of the world is evolving through the 21st century, you can still count on Singapore to stubbornly remain in the last century when it comes to LGBT rights and acceptance.
The Stalinist dictatorship of North Korea required for a “foreign country” to foot the bill at its hotel of choice
I think the project makes sense for Singapore; I’m much less sure that it does for Malaysia