17 Jan '12, 5pm

S‘pore is the only c'try in the world where ministers hv 2 justify their pay 2 the p’ple after taking a 36% pay cut

Studies have shown that at least 60% of Singaporeans love being taught lessons, so Molly will share a lesson with everyone today. Handout : News article Lecture Notes : 1. Grace Fu will have a great future in politics as long as Lee Hsien Loong remains in power. He thinks she is “completely right” about how lower salaries (which must be distinguished from low salaries) will make it difficult for talents to join politics, and is very much impressed by her honesty . Certainly, even Fu does not seem to think so highly of herself. She told us that she had been misunderstood, but, as far as I can remember, she has never asserted that her opinion is an immutable truth. 2. Lee Hsien Loong has no originality in his arguments for the high salaries he and his colleagues are drawing and will continue to draw. To be fair, this is totally fine for there are only so many innovative just...

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