19 May '11, 5pm

S$3.8

The Ministers’ pay is pegged to the top income of taxpayers. If the ruling party rewards a few top earners in their own GLCs then it is very easy to rig their own pay. It serves two functions. Most of the top earners are somehow linked to themselves by blood or distance relationship and it is daylight robbery in plain sight. The other reason is the accumulation of wealth serves as a bulwark against being displaced because the day the Oppossition comes into power all the ruling party members will disappear abroad with their money. What is needed is a law to force all politicians and their immediate families to declare their assets held abroad upon entry into parliament. This is genuine transparency. Is there cronyism and nepotism in Singapore? Why not put this question to the people in a referendum and see what they believe. I am quite sick of all the shenanigans foisted up...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/05/unanswered-questions-...

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