July 21, 2011 at 6:13 am (Quote)
“Communism: Great Job, we should turn into communism if you want all Singaporean to share the wealth equally ! This is one of the corner stone for COMMUNISM ?Are you one of the graduate from the old school of Communism?”
You must have been in deep slumber not to realise that for the last 52 years, LKY has quietly morphed Singapore into becoming a Communist State – with himself being Stalin re-incarnated.
Only in a Communist State will all the essential and strategic enterprises be provided and owned by the State; and Singapore is a fine example of this model as seen in the pseudo-open economy with the State monopolising, or having their fingers (if not the entire hand) in every enterprises that serve Singaporean daily needs.
The irony of the Singapore Story is that when LKY stepped into the government in 1959, he inherited a bankrupt treasury from the outgoing Lim Yew Hock Government.
This desparate situation led LKY and the late Goh Keng Swee to discover that the fastest way of getting cheap revenue was by increasing the contribution – through a larger monthly quantum paid, as well as widen the net to cover the entire working population.
The original CPF scheme was started by the British Colonial Government as an alternative to the pension scheme – and non-mandatory.
CPF money was the central feature that drove Singapore’s development in the 1960s through the 1980s, and was the source for start-up capital of Government Owned Companies.
The money contributed into the CPF is from the sweat of Singaporeans earning the monthly wages.
It is obscenely immoral of the PAP government to use our money to build the infrastructures – as well as to capitalise the various Government Owned Companies that provide the essential services – and then make huge profits from the ever increasing prices to enrich the treasury for bigger and more ambitious plans without passing any financial benefit to Singaporeans who contribute into the CPF.
It is more than immoral when the PAP Government will pat themselves on their own backs to claim that they are talented, and deserving of their obscene Million Dollar Ministerial Annual Wages that turn them into multi-millionaires after two to five terms as Ministers – when all that they have done is to use Singaporeans’ saving to build the facilities and charge Singaporeans the atrocious prices for using these facilities that deplete our CPF and cash savings – while the political leadership enrich themselves.
The HDB estates are a fine example of this ‘DUPLICITY’ of the PAP – which use our CPF money to fund the HDB’s program, and priced the units so as to be able to return the loans to the CPF, and then deplete our CPF account through the high selling prices of HDB units – that result in the HDB transferring their huge profits to the Finance Ministry – (which transfer the surplus to GIC and Temasek Holdings).
The unkindest cut to all Singaporeans is that while the PAP Political Leadership will give themselves all the perks and financial gains to themselves – as Ministers and Civil Servants, or their cronies and family members in Government Linked Companies – they refuse to allow ordinary Singaporeans to have the same benefits.
The shameless PAP Political Leadership will see their bank accounts fatten with their obscene Minimum Wage of S$3-Million per year PER MINISTER – while also receiving a ‘LIFE TIME’ pension when they reach the ’statutory age of retirement’, PLUS a ‘LIFE TIME’ Class ‘A’ Hospital and Medical Care – all paid by money collected from Singaporeans.
Are the same perks – or even the minimum benefits – given to Singaporeans, who are denied any ‘Minimum Wage’, while seeing the ‘CONTINUOUS CHANGES in increasing the CPF Withdrawal Age’ that exceed the official retirement age, with Hospital and Medical Services being chargeable at marktet rates with ‘DUBIOUS’ subsidies supposedly given ?
The Animal Farm is a sad story of an “idealistic communal or socialist state” that went awry – which ironically parallel the Singapore Story with the PAP at the helm embarking on a Socialist-Democratic path during the 1950s, and the similar co-incidence in the story developing with little different in having the pigs in the PAP ruling over Singapore.
Is it any surprise that for more then 30 years – since Deng Xiao-ping visited Singapore in 1978 – the Peoples Republic of China has been enthusiastically studying the PAP model of monopolising the political, economic, cultural and social stage in Singapore ?
Surely, you must admit that if not for the parallel Communist methods employed by the PAP, China would not have bothered to learn from Singapore ?
If China’s population can enjoy the attention and benefits of the economic development of China – do you think that Singaporeans should not have the same benefits, more so when the development of Singapore has been and continue to be driven by our hard earned CPF money ?
Salary of President/ Prime Minister
Senior Minister / Minister & Others
Top 30 highest paid politicians in the world and they are all from Singapore
With the highest paid management team in the world, we can obviously expect Singapore Pte Ltd to be very well managed! Yes, anything less will fall short of the KPls they set themselves!
Top 30 highest paid politicians in the world and they are all from Singapore (All amounts exclude bonuses):
1. Elected President SR Nathan 那丹: S$3.9 million. 8mths bonuses: 2.6m= 6.50m
2. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong 李显龙: S$3.8 million. Bonuses: 2.53m= 6.33m
3. Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew 李光耀: S$3.5 million. Bonuses: 2.33m= 5.83m
4. Senior Minister Goh Chok Thong 吴作栋: S$3.5 million. Bonuses: 2.33m= 5.83m
5. Senior Minister Prof Jayakumar 贾古玛: S$3.2 million. Bonuses: 2.13m= 5.33m
6. DPM & Home Affairs Minister Wong Kan Seng黄根成: S$2.9 million.Bonuses:1.93m = 4.83m
7. T DPM & Defence Minister Teo Chee Hean 张志贤: S$2.9 million. Bonuses: 1.93m= 4.83m
8. Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo 杨荣文: S$2.8 million. Bonuses: 1.87m= 4.57m
9. National Development Minister Moh Bow Tan马宝山: S$2.7 million. Bonuses: 1.8m= 4.50m
10. PMO Minister Lim Boon Heng 林文兴: S$2.7 million. Bonuses: 1.8m= 4.50m
11. Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang林勋强: S$2.7 million. Bonuses: 1.8m= 4.50m
12. PMO Minister Lim Swee Say 林瑞生: S$2.6 million. Bonuses: 1.73m= 4.33m
13. Environment Miinister & Muslim Affairs Minister
Dr Yaccob Ibrahim 雅谷: S$2.6 million. Bonuses: 1.73m=4.33m
14. Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan 许文远: S$2.6 million. Bonuses: 1.73m= 4.33m
15. Finance Minister Tharman 尚达曼: S$2.6 million. Bonuses: 1.73m= 4.33m
16. Education Minister & 2nd Minister for Defence
Dr Ng Eng Hen 黄永宏: S$2.6million. Bonuses: 1.73m= 4.33m
17. Community Development Youth and Sports Minister
Dr Vivian Balakrishnan 维文: S$2.5 million. Bonuses: 1.67m=4.17m
18. Transport Minister & 2nd Minister for Foreign Affairs Raymond
Lim Siang Kiat 林双吉: S$2.5 million. Bonuses: 1.67m= 4.17m
19. Law Minister & 2nd Minister for Home Affairs
K Shanmugam 尚穆根: S$2.4 million. Bonuses: 1.6m= 4.00m
20. Manpower Minister Gan Kim Yong颜金永: S$2.2 million. Bonuses: 1.6m= 3.80m
21. PMO Minister Lim Hwee Hwa 林惠华: S$2.2 million. Bonuses: 1.47m= 3.67m
22. Acting ICA Minister Lui Tuck Yew 吕德耀: S$2.0 million. Bonuses: 1.33m= 3.33m
From 23 to 30, Senior Ministers of State and Minister of State, each getting between
S$1.5 million to S$1.8 million.
From 1 to 22, 2011 Salary & Bonuses: 102million & 68 hundred thousand dollars (1亿2佰68万)
From 23 to 30, 2011 Salary & Bonuses (Average Salary: 1.5m + 1.0 Bonuses) =2.5 million2.5 million x 9 = 22 million & 500 thousand dollars (2仟2佰50万)