29 Aug '13, 12am

Chinese bus drivers' strike enters day 2, prompting tough action from Singapore authorities. Part 4:

Singapore is stuck at the bottom two levels of the Maslov’s pyramid. Physiological and Safety needs are where Singapore expends majority of its resources. Singapore is a young country that has achieved a lot in these last two layers in the past few decades, thanks to iron hand of LKY. Now is the time for the next generation leaders like LHL to take it to the next level. The base is there, but a lot of courage is required to step to the next levels. Arts, Sports, Literature and Humanities should take higher precedence in policy making. HRD function in Singapore is restricted to churning out payslips and managing job transitions. This has to change. Australia has recently embarked on a great initiative of act-belong-commit. Singapore should cut down on its survivalist policies and have confidence to go lock stock barrel on such similar policies and implement them effectively...

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