Should Singapore implement a Universal minimum wage of $1300 as suggested by Pritam Singh?

Yesterday, WP leader Pritam Singh brought up the issue of implementing a Universal minimum wage (UMW) of $1300 in Singapore instead of having the current Progressive Wage Model (PWM). This has created somewhat of a hoo-ha in Singapore, with many Singaporeans surprisingly, offering differing views to his suggestion. What is

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What is it like to work in an MNC?

MNC. A Multi-National Corporation. Highly coveted places where fresh grads long to enter… This week we speak to three local born and bred millennials – William, Andrea and Melissa – who shared about their experience of working in an MNC. Firstly, William who is 31 years of age, has been

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Singapore GE timing likely to be delayed due to worsening global Covid-19 situation

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has hinted on Wednesday, 11 Mar, that Singapore’s General Election (GE) is likely to be delayed in view of the worsening Covid-19 situation. DPM Heng said, “If you have big challenges ahead, then surely you want to be able to spend time on these

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[BREAKING] Ex PSP member EXPOSES PSP’s internal conflict and unhappiness

A former PSP member has sent an exposé on the internal conflict and struggle that is going on within the Progress Singapore Party right now! This is the FULL scoop:   “The restructuring of PSP Group Operations structure has led to disgruntled members. The new structure is based on a

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Budget 2020: Meeting the needs of the Millennial workforce

The Budget goes beyond goodies and GST hikes!   If I were to ask you what your key takeaway was from Budget 2020, what would your answer be? For me, it is: A quick recap of the Budget 2020 in case you missed it. The Government is EXTREMELY cognizant of

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Government giving money to freelancers who upskill

Because lifelong learning is also for freelancers, am I right? If you are a writer like me, you probably are rejoicing after the Government announced that it will be extending help to freelancers and self-employed persons. As the workplace and job roles evolve, an increasing number of Singaporeans are choosing

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[BREAKING] Michelle Lee, vice-chairman of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP), was asked to leave the party

According to a credible source, the newly appointed vice-chairman of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP), Michelle Lee Juen, has quit the Party. Lee, who had received much support from Secretary-General Dr Tan Cheng Bock, has just been appointed in Jan 2020. When asked, the PSP declined to comment, but said

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Ground-up initiatives that warm our hearts

Throughout this Covid-19 episode, we have seen both positive and negative displays from Singaporeans. The negatives beg no further explanation and imbue much shame in us (or as a particular minister has said, made us feel “xiasuay”). However, I would like to talk about the positives and initiatives, where ordinary

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Better wages for our cleaners and security guards

Yesterday, during the Budget debate in Parliament, Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Walter Theseira brought up the need for the Government to intervene and raise wages for workers such as cleaners and security guards. If anything, the Covid-19 outbreak has shown us that current market-determined salaries of workers such as

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