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Has the MOM finally awaken from their slumber?

Has the MOM finally awaken from their slumber?

It was reported that Ti2 Logistics has been charged under for discriminatory hiring practices. Another 5 other companies have also been “taken to task”. While this sounds good on the surface, I am not totally convinced by the actions taken by Ministry Of Manpower. Looking at the bigger picture and the long-term... 

What is Parliament for, if elected MPs cannot ask questions?

What is Parliament for, if elected MPs cannot ask questions?

I’d just like to say something about this ridiculous position government ministers have taken with regards to queries on issues. Let us start with a quote made in Parliament in 2017 by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong himself: “If MPs believe something is wrong, it’s MPs’ job to pursue the facts…... 

Why are electricity prices increased when the prices of gas has fallen?

Why are electricity prices increased when the prices of gas has fallen?

A reader asked this question in the Straits Times Forum. The director of the Energy Market Authority gave this reply. Is he giving the correct picture? This is my understanding of the electricity market. The operators have signed up for gas prices based on long term contracts. The new operators are assured of a fixed price... 



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