01 May '11, 5pm

High salaries have not attracted candidates: WP

WORKERS' Party (WP) chief Low Thia Khiang attacked Singapore's high ministerial pay, which is intended to ensure that quality candidates from the private sector step forward. He said at the opposition party's rally on Sunday night that the People's Action Party (PAP) has had slim pickings from the private sector, with two-thirds of its crop of 24 new candidates coming from the public sector. By contrast, private sector talent have joined the WP and other opposition parties, he said, in an obvious reference to his party's star catch, high-flying corporate lawyer Chen Show Mao. 'So what happened to the high-quality people from the private sector that the high salaries are supposed to attract?' he asked, at the rally at Yishun Stadium. 'It's a sign that good governance doesn't necessarily require high salaries. So it's time for you to decide - if you want good governance, you...

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