Civil Service Sector To Stop Discrimination Against Non-Degree Holders

Government makes good on not needing a degree in Singapore For as long as anyone can remember, the focus in the workforce has always been about having a degree -- and the civil service sector is one of the biggest offenders. A graduate degree holder automatically receives a higher rank than a...

How Are Our Ministers’ Salaries Calculated?

Kaching! Kaching! Kaching! Ever wondered how those multi-million dollar ministerial salaries are calculated? Well, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean has spilled the beans in the 2015 Committee of Supply (COS) debate in Parliament. The background The government drew up some ground rules as to how a minister's salary should be like....

19 Forgotten Political Prisoners Of The Past

19 people worth remembering but sadly, nearly forgotten These 19 people were all imprisoned, some for Operation Coldstore, others for their art. However, they have one major similarity: our school history books have forgotten all about them. In remembrance of these people, many who were detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA), here...

13 Controversies Of Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew, no stranger to controversy While he may have developed Singapore from economic backwaters to a First World Country, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew still had his fair share of controversies. A man of his status might have been revered by many, there are also many dissidents who want to bring him down. We...

5 Reasons Why The Budget 2015 Is More Conservative Than You Think

Economists dispute claims of left-leaning Budget 2015 In the Parliament debate about the Budget 2015 last week (3 March), MPs Tin Pei Ling, Hri Kumar and NMP Chia Yong Yong raised concerns about the Government's perceived social spending and its sustainability in the long run. In response, articles have appeared on...

What The Workers’ Party Said In Parliament

A brief summary of their Parliamentary speeches Mainstream media does not typically report much on what the Workers' Party politicians say in Parliament. In order to provide a more even coverage of the ongoing debate, MustShareNews has compiled the main points on what they had to say. 1. On the Budget direction Sylvia...

M Ravi Is The Chillest Dude Out On Campaign Walkabouts

M Ravi walks around Ang Mo Kio GRC, makes a ton of friends Human Rights Lawyer M Ravi has been spending lots of time on walkabouts around Ang Mo Kio, after announcing he's contesting for the Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in the upcoming General Elections. He has also been posting videos...

PAP MPs Are Concerned About Leftist Budget 2015

MPs talk about the Budget in Parliament MPs debated in Parliament over the Budget yesterday (3 March) and its direction towards the "left", a term rarely discussed in Singapore politics. Among other things, left-wing politics accept or support social equality. As with any debate, some were in favour of the Budget, and some, well,...

11 Things You Never Knew About K. Shanmugam

Apart from the fact that he's the Law Minister, that is Not much is known about our Law Minister K. Shanmugam, except for the fact that he rarely cracks a smile. In an effort to encourage lifelong learning, we have compiled 11 fast facts about him that you probably never...

Tan Chuan-Jin Is Latest PAP Politician To Call In Sick

Manpower Minister is 4th to fall ill in two months MustShareNews has discovered a disturbing phenomenon: PAP politicians are dropping like flies. 2015 has barely gotten its game going; we've only just started in March. Yet, four politicians have had issues with their health in this short time period. We wonder...

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