05 Jan '12, 8am

(why pay the others so high & comapre against them?) Public misunderstood my comments: Grace Fu

I still believe that you need to pay reasonably well for talents. But the proposed pay cuts are not that severe as to "belittle anyone's dignity". Many Ministers were from the civil service with much less pay. So I can't understand Ms Fu comments that she had a more lucartive career path to choose. Then again such comments also show that her attitude is terribly wrong. DId she join to serve the country or merely enjoy a high paying job? Is she also naive? Doesn't she know that Singapore ministers are the highest paid in the world even after the pay cut? Or is she comparing an alternative career in a Temasek linked company? Of course the Government needs to be tough on Temasek executives. Those who under-performed needs to be asked to step down. Then Ms Fu will realize the harsh reality of the commercial world. But is she a veteran politician or a naive new-comer? If after ...

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