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Foreigner influx curtailed?

 Joshua Chiang, the former Chief Editor of theonlinecitizen alerted me to the following population data:-  PRs and new citizens dropped  Between 2008 and 2011, the…


A statistical perspective to the NDR speech

I refer to the National Day Rally speech.http://www.channelnewsasia.com/annex/ND2012_PMLEE_ENGTEXT.pdf How many Singaporean graduate students? “Proudly told me his two children were graduates i.The daughter (Huey Sun)…


Pawn shop loans increase 81%

Published by The Online Citizen on August 23, 2012 By Leong Sze Hian – Record pawn shop loans According to the Department of Statistics’ Monthly…


7 questions for the Town Council

I refer to the article “MP Teo Ho Pin: Our net investment return of TC fund is 2.9%, better than inter-bank rate of 0.9%” (TR…





Workfare: We want CPF, not cash?

I refer to the article “Many low-wage workers prefer cash plus CPF mix” (Straits Times, Aug 11). Only 14% prefer cash? It states that “Of…


RPWG: Food prices down – really?

I refer to the articles “Food prices show signs of easing in H1: RPWG” (Channel NewsAsia, Aug 7) and “Rise in food prices slowing down…