Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor | We are assured we aren’t side-lined in place of foreigners, yet the clamouring voices of locals being discriminated against...

Dear Editor, Doctor Tan See Leng said that the objective of Onepass is to bring in global talent who can create more opportunities for Singaporeans, and more Singaporeans will have opportunities to work in leading firms alongside experts from around...

Letter to the Editor: The Sports Hub will become a white elephant

Got a juicy story to share? Came across a gross injustice that needs to be heard? Want to have your opinion on current events made known? Email us your story with details and proof! Make your voice known! news@theindependent.sg Dear Editor, I...

Letter to the Editor | Employers can raise employee productivity by providing them sustainable work flexibility

Dear Editor, I read with interest the report, “Beyond redesigned office spaces, the future of work requires big changes in both heartware and hardware” (TODAY, Aug 27). It is interesting to learn that DBS Bank’s office in Marina Bay Financial Centre...

Letter to the Editor | “As the sun goes down on the taxi industry, some adapt while others risk being left behind”

Dear Editor, I refer to the report, “As the sun goes down on the taxi industry, some adapt while others risk being left behind” (TODAY, Aug 20). For the sake of survival especially in this highly commercialised and competitive cosmopolitan city...

Letter to the Editor: “Would or did the govt try, or put in its steadfast efforts to woo our local talents back to their...

Dear Editor, I refer to the Commentary: “Singapore must send a bold signal to attract global talent” (CNA, Aug 26). In/Since the ancient history of China, many rulers of respective dynasties had enlisted able and sagacious men to assist the rulers...

Letter to the Editor | Govt is right to decriminalise sexual relationships between consenting male adults

Got a juicy story to share? Came across a gross injustice that needs to be heard? Want to have your opinion on current events made known? Email us your story with details and proof! Make your voice known! news@theindependent.sg Dear Editor, I...

Letter to the Editor | Open letter to Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Pre-NS vs. Post-NS Benefits & Costs

Dear Editor, Please find appended below an open letter I wrote to Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Pre-NS vs Post-NS Benefits and Costs.   Dear Minister Ng, 1. I refer to your comment, "But if a foreigner comes to Singapore and becomes...

Letter to the Editor | HDB should review its current housing policies as more S’poreans prefer to remain single

Dear Editor, I read the report “A timeline of Singapore’s public housing policy for singles” (TODAY, March 13) with some concerns. It is commendable that the Government has identified and acknowledged the swiftly declining birth rates and prolonged life expectancy. The...

Letter to the Editor: Employers and employees should consider the perspectives of each other

Dear Editor, It is a thought-provoking Commentary: “Disengaged, indifferent, deluded? Why young workers have an image problem”(TODAY, August 11). The basic or distinctive differences between employers and employees are, that employers may have set higher and more stringent criteria of life...

Letter to the Editor | Singapore’s destiny is within the hands of our political leaders, and her people

Dear Editor, I read the report in a sombre and calm mood, “PM Lee urges Singaporeans to stay united and resolute amid rising inflation, geopolitical uncertainty” (TODAY, Aug 8). I am glad to know PM Lee earnestly stressed that “we must...
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