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Post by PNGMK » Sun, 04 May 2014 10:13 am

Page A38.... in an article from the New York Times magazine....

Shaila Dewan refers to the fact that it is Singapore, a sovereign city-state with one-party rule, wonky leaders....

Someone's head is going to roll!

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 04 May 2014 10:47 am

:lol: =D> :devil:
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Post by JR8 » Sun, 04 May 2014 1:46 pm

Lol! :lol:

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Post by Brah » Sun, 04 May 2014 6:07 pm

Wasn't Time magazine, or an issue of it, banned here a few years ago because of comments like that?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 04 May 2014 6:10 pm

Banning the Birdcage Liner would be a grand start. Especially if the powers want us to believe that they are nothing but a mouthpiece of the government.
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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Sun, 04 May 2014 7:47 pm

and while I was googling away on that article I found another interesting article/interview about how a 26yr old does money

I'm posting the link here anyway.. If you mods want to remove it its fine by me

http://thebillfold.com/2014/01/how-a-26 ... oes-money/
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 04 May 2014 8:07 pm

Right off the bat, misinformation.

"So I’m on probation, which means that I get a basic monthly salary of about $450 dollars."

Claims it the norm. Very, very rarely do you get underpaid (compared to the confirmed salary). About the best would be a 20% increment on confirmation. The other benefits or lack thereof are sanctioned by MOM. Her information on CPF is all skewed as well. But it makes for good soundbites I guess.
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Post by Brah » Sun, 04 May 2014 9:21 pm

I think you know I was referring to the NYT
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Banning the Birdcage Liner would be a grand start. Especially if the powers want us to believe that they are nothing but a mouthpiece of the government.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 04 May 2014 10:21 pm

I'm aware of that, but as the Local Birdcage liner reprinted it, I'd like to see the government prove to the publich that the local Birdcage liner isn't a mouthpiece of the government by banning them for a while for not doing due diligence. Principal.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by JR8 » Sun, 04 May 2014 10:38 pm

There are close ties between the directors of SPH and the Singapore Government. S. R. Nathan, Director of the Security and Intelligence Division and later President of Singapore served as SPH's Executive Chairman from 1982 to 1988 and the first President (1994–2002) of SPH was Tjong Yik Min, former chief of the Internal Security Department. The immediate former Chairman of SPH, Tony Tan was Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore from 1994 to 2005 and President of Singapore from 2011–present.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singapore_Press_Holdings


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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 05 May 2014 6:42 am

](*,) #-o I think we all already know all that. Went over yer head like a lead balloon. :lol:

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Post by zzm9980 » Mon, 05 May 2014 8:09 am

There is so much butt kissing in that paragraph about Singapore that I can see why it wasn't censored.
There is one city that has managed to surmount this problem. The achievement of near-universal affordable housing in a place with limited land mass might be a beacon of hope, were it not for the fact that it is Singapore, a sovereign city-state with one-party rule, wonky leaders, an economy that has grown rapidly in the last half-century and one of the highest per-capita incomes on earth. There, more than 80 percent of the population lives in public housing designed with walkability, ethnic diversity and green space in mind.
http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/05/04/ma ... m=magazine

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Post by JR8 » Mon, 05 May 2014 9:32 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:](*,) #-o I think we all already know all that. Went over yer head like a lead balloon. :lol:

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I thought SPH might be part, or, majority owned by the government (rather than the state, naturally), and was curious via what form of corporate structure.

I was aware of there being 'close ties'.

What I hadn't realised is the quite striking depth of those ties not least the connections between SPH and the governments heads of 'security and/or intelligence'.

Of course 'We' who have lived here 2,000 years, would have already known all of this, but I expect there are plenty of others who didn't :lol: :P :cool:

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 05 May 2014 10:38 am

JR8 wrote:
Of course 'We' who have lived here 2,000 years, would have already known all of this, but I expect there are plenty of others who didn't :lol: :P :cool:
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