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Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Tharman Shanmugaratnam is a politician from Singapore. A member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP), he has been the country's Finance Minister since 2007. He served as the Education Minister from 2003 to 2008. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Pesek on Asia: Singapore's Property Correction
2014-07-07
Shudders probably swept through the hearts of many property owners in Singapore at those words by Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, indicating he believes prices have further to fall. The challenge, of course, is keeping things from collapsing ...
(Bloomberg View)
  1. Time for a stewardship code for Singapore

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No hard landing in global economy expected: Tharman
2014-07-04
Enlarge; Caption. SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minster and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam says while there are tail risks in the major economies, he does not see a hard landing in the global economy. In an hour-long dialogue at the DBS Asian ...
(Channel News Asia)
  1. Property prices may fall further, but crash unlikely, says Tharman
  2. S'pore needs to change its social culture to transform economy - DPM Tharman
  3. Singapore expects housing prices to ease in coming months

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Singapore gays rally to counter opposition
2014-06-28
Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said he believed Singaporean society should be one "where you don't go pushing your own beliefs and preferences, but at the same time everyone else keeps the balance in society and avoids creating ...
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    CDCs can play critical role to bond people together, says Tharman
    2014-06-25
    As Singapore becomes a society with increasingly disparate interests and views, more needs to be done to find a common cause that is shared by Singaporeans, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. PHOTOS; VIDEOS. Ms Low Yen Ling ...
    (Channel News Asia)
    1. Working towards common cause will foster ties: Tharman

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    Jurong Lake Run helps raise S$150000 for charity
    2014-06-22
    Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam (extreme right, on the stage) and MediaCorp CEO Shaun Seow (second from right) flagging off the Jurong Lake Run on Saturday. Photo: Don Wong. This year's Jurong Lake Run helped to raise S$150,000 ...
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      Singapore needs to groom local banking chiefs: DPM Tharman
      2014-06-10
      Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam says financial sector leadership development will define Singapore's continued success as a financial centre. PHOTOS; VIDEOS. Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman ...
      (Channel News Asia)
      1. Singapore's finance professionals must expand skills portfolio, says Tharman
      2. Deeper skills needed to grow financial sector: Tharman
      3. Singapore needs to groom local banking chiefs: DPM Tharman

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      More can be done to help former inmates: Tharman
      2014-06-07
      SINGAPORE — While more needs to be done to support and help former inmates reintegrate into society, Singapore can become a home where individuals have a real second chance of starting afresh, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam ...
      (TODAYonline)
      1. Xenophobia? Tharman doesn't think so
      2. Singapore finance minister accepts slower growth as trade-off for social stability

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      We view India & South Asia as important economic partner for Singapore ...
      2014-05-24
      Tharman Shanmugaratnam, deputy prime minister and minister of finance, Singapore, sees India as an important market and economic partner. Shanmugaratnam, in an interview with N Sundaresha Subramanian, talks about issues of global finance, ...
      (Business Standard)
      1. Why Singapore won't be hiring a lot more foreign workers in short term

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      Firms could face stiffer penalties for lapses in workplace safety
      2014-05-07
      ... to 2.1 per 100,000 employees last year, “but the rate of improvement has slowed and we are at risk of plateauing or even slipping back”, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam yesterday, at the launch of this year's National Workplace ...
      (TODAYonline)
      1. Newsbites – of workplace safety, retirement and education rankings

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