19 Oct '11, 2pm

Thank you for all the support! My speech on MOM and MND sites....

Before I close, I commend Mr. Yaw Shin Leong for his enthusiasm, his commitment, although he did say I was boasting about our figures, but it’s ok. It’s important not to be unnecessarily critical. I'm grateful that he supports so many of our programmes. You urge us to be diligent, to explore all avenues. We do that. I do in turn urge you to read carefully all the programmes that we have. And perhaps, imitation is the best form of flattery but we thank you for the support for the many things that we are doing. My last point, perhaps and it’s important, regarding the future of our people, particular with regard to CPF. You quoted the Mercer study. Well, we are very familiar with the Mercer study. They have a slightly different approach. We’ve fedback to them over the years, we don’t totally agree with their approach. It’s not about right or wrong, but they have a different w...

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