07 Jan '12, 2am

Another interesting read on the ministerial salary review

Cutting the high pay to "less high" is necessary to placate an increasing angry public. The anger is at a level that hinders the PAP govt ability to lead. However, reviewing the high pay without looking at the whole system that drives the demand for high pay misses the big elephant in the room. Although it is always true that good leadership can elevate a country and make life better for everyone, the PAP has pushed the idea of grooming and nurturing selected talent to a detrimental extreme. Allocating disproportionate state resources and opportunities to a group of selected elites puts them on a virtuous cycle of upward social mobility at the expense of everyone else in the society. The close link between the ruling party and this network of businesses that form our GLCs and the PAP's links to the civil service & SAF has resulted in interests that diverged from those of o...

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