$4,267,500 for the President:

In a proper republic -- in peacetime not at war -- the office of the president should be voluntary and honorary perhaps with a small stipend to keep a PA, secretary and driver and to compensate the president for his/ her drycleaning bill when attendance at official state functions is required. The est case: 1 or 2 year term, honorary, appointed by parliament -- not voted by the people. No power -- just a figure-head. This salary is total bullshit. The downside is a result which "elevates" the presidency -- next step -- the president has "powers"...and that is the end of story. Although a state is an "evil", the state powers should eb spread as wide as possible and not concentrated into anything which resembles a "central authority". A small cuntry like S'pore doesn't need a president on a fat payroll. 4 million is simply ridiculous -- there is no rational basis for this pay.

Full article: http://mysingaporenews.blogspot.com/2011/03/4267500-for-p...

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  1. 21 May '11, 4pm

    IT IS REALLY REDICULOUS AND ENVIED BY ALL SINGAPOREAN. MR "N" PLEASE BE A PHILANTHROPIST GOD'S KNOWS EACH STEP YOU MOVE.......

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