19 Feb '11, 2am

"If the Budget 2011 can give the data for Singaporeans only, why is it that we have been consistently been unable...

"If the Budget 2011 can give the data for Singaporeans only, why is it that we have been consistently been unable...

In this connection, last year’s resident full-time and part-time workers’ real income increased by 1.3 and 10 per cent respectively. But these figures may look better because of the change in definition in 2009 to classify part-time workers as those working less than 35 hours a week, instead of 30 hours previously. This may make the part-timers’ income higher because those previously working more than 30 hours may boost up their overall earnings, and full-timers income may also look higher because those working less than 35 hours would no longer be in their category. In other words, the presumably bottom rung of full-timers were moved to become presumably the top rung of part-timers.

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