08 Apr '11, 12pm

This is far worse than I thought! Singapore ministers get millions in bonuses.

This is far worse than I thought! Singapore ministers get millions in bonuses.

Budget 2011: $800 for us, millions for themselves March 17, 2011 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics , Singapore Democratic Party By the Singapore Democrats 16 March 2011 There has been much publicity in the media about the so called “growth dividend” in the recent Budget presented which hands out up to $800 to every voter. This handout amounts to $1.5 billion in total. What followed was a torrent of propaganda to convince the people that the giveaways were generous and, to quote by Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, “more than what is required for lower- and middle-income households to tide over this temporary period of high inflation.” But while the handouts are for us to tide over the high inflation we are facing (which are in fact inadequate), the Ministers are more than generous when it comes to their own handouts. It looks like they are paying th...

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