Tag: Minimum Wage

SDP’s James Gomez talks about minimum wage misconceptions

In a video posted on the Singapore Democratic Party’s (SDP) Facebook page, Dr James Gomez spoke about four misperceptions of Minimum Wage. He said: “For...

Ex-NUS associate professor: How can anyone survive on less than S$1,300?

Singapore -- Former National University of Singapore (NUS) Associate Professor Ho Ting Fei has asked, in the midst of the discussion on whether there...

Koh Poh Koon’s stand against minimum wage is commonsensical: K Shanmugam

Singapore -- Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam has called People's Action Party colleague Koh Poh Koon's comments against a minimum wage "commonsensical"...

PSP’s Brad Bowyer on wage issue: Singapore is a country, not a company

Singapore—Progress Singapore Party (PSP) politician Brad Bowyer has weighed in on the minimum wage issue, which has been much in the news lately, with...

PSP calls out the Straits Times for “misleading interpretation” of ASG Francis Yuen in...

The Progress Singapore Party has called out The Straits Times for misinterpreting and misquoting their Assistant Secretary General (ASG) Francis Yuen’s comments on minimum...

Former NUS professor in ST Forum: How can anyone survive on less than S$1,300?

Singapore—Nowadays it seems that ordinary Singaporeans and not just politicians who are weighing in on the minimum wage issue, which has been a much-discussed...

PAP’s Edward Chia: Wage increases without corresponding skills puts workers at a higher risk

Singapore—Edward Chia, one of the newly-minted MPs from the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP), has been the target of criticism lately concerning the minimum...

KF Seetoh calls out PAP’s Edward Chia on minimum wage issue

Makansutra founder and advocate for everything hawker, KF Seetoh, took to social media criticizing People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament (MP) Edward Chia...

Former SDP candidate to PAP’s Edward Chia, “You can still be profitable…while paying your...

Singapore—At one point in the debate in Parliament last week concerning the minimum wage, MP Edward Chia (PAP-Holland Bukit Timah GRC) asked the Workers'...

NTUC deputy sec-gen suggests minimum wage may not be meaningful enough to workers

Ruling party politician Dr Koh Poh Koon, who is also the deputy secretary-general of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), suggested that minimum wage...
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