14 Jan '11, 3am

I find it ironic that the Ministers who get paid the highest minimum wage in the world refuse to give MW to workers.

A nonpareil article posted by a blogger on the 5 hour minimum wage theatre : The Bane Of Intellectual Morons Manpower Minister Gan Kim Yong seems to think his party is smarter than the governments of Hong Kong and Taiwan, two countries which have adopted minimum wage policy to address the wage gap disparity. If they are so smart, how did the Singapore government’s official estimate of a $3 billion deficit end up as a $6 billion surplus? They can’t manage the influx of foreigners, they can’t manage the influx of foreign funds, they can’t manage the influx of income over outlays, what can they do right? The budget surplus is in the main excess of taxation revenues collected from by the state over expenditures meant for the people’s welfare, as in defence, health, education, housing, job creation, etc. It is quite obvious the guys in charge are not prepared to share the bumpe...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/01/14/minimum-wage-deba...

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