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2012 real income declined – 2.3%?

I refer to the articles “Real median income growth slowed to 2.2% this year: MOM findings” (Today, Nov 30) and “Employment rate of Singapore residents grow“…



Taxis: Drive till you drop?

I refer to the article “Benchmarks set for taxis to meet demand” (Straits Times, Nov 24). It states that “From January, they must ensure that…



IRs’ jobs: Minister relies on newspapers for statistics?

I refer to the TR Emeritus editorial “How many jobs did the 2 IRs really create for S’poreans?” (Nov 17). http://www.tremeritus.com/2012/11/17/how-many-jobs-did-the-2-irs-really-create-for-sporeans/ It states that “This…




Retirement study: High IRR?

I refer to the report “Prudent housing choices ensure enough CPF savings for retirement: survey” (Channel NewsAsia, Nov 14). http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1237171/1/.html It states that “And men…


Parliament: Replies that never answer the question?

I refer to the report “Cleaning fees raised at nine hawker centres” (Channel NewsAsia, Nov 14). http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1237130/1/.html Cleaners pay increased? Don’t know? It states that…