It is no surprise that Mr Ng Chee Meng is co-opted into the PAP CEC. Here is why.

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Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. National Trades Union Congress Secretary-General (NTUC Sec-Gen) Ng Chee Meng is not a Minister of Parliament but is co-opted into the 37th People’s Association Party’s Central Elective Committee (PAP CEC) on Saturday, 26 November 2022. Is this possible? Yes, let me explain why. PAP and NTUC have a Symbiotic […]

Dr Tan See Leng responds to PSP Leong Mun Wai’s CECA concerns with facts and reasons

Dr Tan See Leng responds to PSP Leong Mun Wai's CECA concerns with facts and reasons

Addressing the unhappiness surrounding the CECA, Dr Tan See Leng said the heart of the matter is how, we as a small country devoid of any natural resources remain open to global talent to create opportunities for Singaporeans, while managing the attendant social repercussions. Singapore has a good Singaporean talent pool, but our pool is […]

What to do if you are retrenched in a time of Covid-19

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As more and more countries and companies are being impacted by Covid-19 which is proving to be a long term battle, news of retrenchment abounds. On 11 August 2020, it was announced that the Singapore economy contracted by 13.2 per cent on a year-on-year basis in the April to June quarter, worse than the 12.6 […]

Foreigners bore brunt in RWS’ retrenchment exercise; Singaporean core increased.

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Foreigners bore the brunt of last month’s Resort World Sentosa’s retrenchment exercise. Think for a moment. If we have an all-Singaporean workforce, today, more Singaporeans would be jobless. Foreign workers have always acted as a buffer against local retrenchment in a recession. This was the case during the global financial crisis in 2009. Consequently, unemployment among […]