Ambassador-at-large Tommy Koh supports minimum wage, ombudsman

Yahoo! News Singapore, 31 Oct 2013
Turning to the issue of poverty, a cause Koh feels should not be ignored, he voiced his support for a minimum wage or other strengthened measures to help Singapore's poorest.
"We all feel that it is not good for Singapore to have such a huge gap between the rich and the poor," he said, referring to pubic intellectuals who speak on the topic collectively. "It will eventually threaten our unity and cohesion, and it is certainly a source of concern to our moral conscience because we all aspire to Singapore being a good nation — and a good nation is one that doesn't tolerate such a high degree of disparity." Full story
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