23 May '11, 4am

Mr Ee, please take note – Politics is politics, business is business:

One key factor that must be determined by the review is the fact that business is business and politics is politics. They are seperate. We should never mix the two or even benchmark salaries for politicians based on a business grid of the top executives. In business, one is driven by money and profits but in politics one is driven by the service to people who elected them to office. Policies are set by various ministries to assure that the economic, social and technological developments, runs in sync with the country’s unique positioning, so that with the economy growing the social aspects are well looked after with technology the key factor for productivity and other enhancement enablers. When one compares with the US President and the world leaders for such a small country we have the top 25 or so politicians that are paid the highest in the world. That to many is unacce...

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