Respectful ministerial salaries

“If the annual salary of the Minister of Information, Communication and Arts is only $500,000, it may pose some problems when he discuss policies with media CEOs who earn millions of dollars because they need not listen to the minister’s ideas and proposals, hence a reasonable payout will help to maintain a bit of dignity.”

Dr Lim Wee Kiak, PAP MP for Nee Soon GRC (Lianhe Wanbao, 24 May 2011)

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