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Are Our Taxi Drivers Savages?

Posted by inspir3d on July 27, 2006

wert finds the latest move to ‘educate’ taxi drivers rather demeaning …read more

Source: wert’s Life

Posted in Culture, Economics, Public Transport | Comments Off

Happiness… and the Government: A Restatement

Posted by inspir3d on July 27, 2006

Huichieh continues the debate about the role of Government in happiness by considering the arguments of Heavenly Sword and Kway Teow Man. …read more

Source: Singapore Angle

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Separation Anxieties

Posted by inspir3d on July 27, 2006

Waterchild writes about:

a. the dangers of ex-employers releasing historical employment information and vice versa;

b. why the Johns Hopkins – A*star divorce may reflect that Singapore’s “big mansion” strategy, which has worked well in the past, is losing its relevance in today’s competitive environment.

…read more 

Source: WaterChild

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The Mass Influence of Bloggers

Posted by inspir3d on July 27, 2006

Mr Wang speaks out on the challenges facing bloggers …read more

Source: Mr Wang

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Maids in Singapore – Not Humans?

Posted by inspir3d on July 27, 2006

Dr Huang speaks up for the welfare of 150,000 maids in Singapore who are an asset to the national economy. …read more
Source: No Fear Singapore

Posted in Economics, Human Rights | Comments Off

World Rankings: Do We Like Them?

Posted by inspir3d on July 27, 2006

Singapore is at the top of many world rankings. It is also near the bottom of many others. Seah Cheng Nee surveys this obsession with rankings …read more

Source: Little Speck

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Oh Dear. I Feel Worried for PM Lee

Posted by inspir3d on July 27, 2006

PM Lee has lost his way, so says Mr Wang. …read more

Source: Mr Wang

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Singapore none too fussy about the source of wealth in its financial sector

Posted by inspir3d on July 27, 2006

In her quest to grow her private banking sector, Singapore “[gives]… …criminals a haven” and “has truly become the global centre for parking ill-gotten gains,” accuses Michael Backman at The Age. …read more

Source: The Age

Posted in Economics | Comments Off

 
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