Give more funds to Mendaki

Published by The Online Citizen on July 20, 2012 By Leong Sze Hian- I refer to the articles “More aid for poor Chinese families to…


Funny survey on Re-employment?

I refer to the reports “More private firms allow local employees to work beyond 62” (ST, Jul 20) http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_824312.html and “Nearly all local employees retiring…





1 in 8 met Minimum Sum?

I refer to the increase in the CPF Minimum Sum (MS) and Medisave Minimum Sum (MMS) to $139,000 and $38,500, respectively, from 1 July. Can’t…


Town council confused about cleaners’ pay?

I refer to the article “Town council chips in to raise wages” (ST, Jul 8).https://www.facebook.com/notes/reachsingapore/town-council-chips-in-to-raise-wages/10150944353978795 All cleaners already earn over $1,000? It states that “This…


Minimum wage for civil servants?

 I refer to the mid-year increase in pay for civil servants.  $60 increase I would like to applaud the $60 per month additional increment for…


A “Depressing” story of wages in Singapore?

  I refer to the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) Report on Wages in Singapore, 2011, released om 29 June.http://www.mom.gov.sg/statistics-publications/national-labour-market-information/publications/pages/report-wages-singapore11.aspx  From basic wage to total wage…