It's empty phraseology designed to sound like we are preparing for the future when we are already living in that future; and no one believes that what passes for a typical classroom today will be the classroom experience even 10 years from now, let...
The issue of house prices have been a lightning rod for the government for at least the past 7-8 years. Affordable public housing is one of the cornerstones of Singapore's economic development. However, policies and/or the lack thereof have resulted in exploding house prices which has become a national issue.
This is the one of several cooling mesaures put in place is keep a lid on housing prices. Would this help cool expectations?
The unemployment rate across the eurozone hit a new all-time high of 11.8% in November, official figures show.
Philibert Leow's insight:
Note the disparity between countries. Also, what proportion of this unemployment is youth unemployment? It is particularly crucial to take note of the level of youth unemployment as it may lead to a generation of demotivated workers.