SNA - Singapore to cut ministerial salaries on panel recommendations after 2011 polls

Singapore will cut salaries for its prime minister and other top office holders following a government-appointed panel’s recommendations. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s salary should fall 36 percent to S$2.2 million ($1.7 million) while the president’s annual compensation would be reduced 51 percent to S$1.54 million, the Committee to Review Ministerial Salaries said in a statement on its website today. New ministers will make about S$1.1 million. Full story Related: Singapore to slash ministers’ million-dollar pay - Free Malaysia Today No one cares about your pay cuts if you don't solve their problems - mrbrown.com Ministerial Salary Review Committee’s report Ministerial pay should be cut by 37%: panel - Yahoo! Singapore News PM Lee: Gov't plans to accept salary cut proposal - Yahoo! Singapore News Singapore to slash ministers' million-dollar pay - AFP Singapore Cuts Mi...

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