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7 in 10 Singaporeans think that Ministers are being paid too much

7 in 10 Singaporeans think that Ministers are being paid too much

Just how disconnected was ESM Goh Chok Tong’s comments on Ministerial salaries? The answer may come from the August edition of Blackbox research’s monthly “YouKnowAnot” monthly public survey, which polls 1,000 Singaporeans on the latest happenings in the country. Seven in ten of the those surveyed said that it was fundamentally... 

Unemployment in Singapore rises, while retrenchments grow by more than 30% in Q218

Unemployment in Singapore rises, while retrenchments grow by more than 30% in Q218

According to MOM figures released on Thursday (13 Sep), Singapore’s labour market showed sings of slowing down. The second quarter of 2018 (Q2 2018) saw both higher unemployment and more retrenchments. The number of retrenchments rose by a staggering 30% to 3,030, as compared to 2,320 in the previous quarter. According... 

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