From 2011-15, Tharman was the first Asian to lead the International Monetary and Financial Committee, the policy-steering committee of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The glands at the back of my neck were working hard to sweat out whatever smog remained from Dublin.In an recent online poll commissioned by Yahoo Singapore, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam is a clear favourite to succeed Lee Hsien Loong as Singapore’s next Prime Minister.
Enjoy family time at the National Museum of Singapore every last Saturday of the month!
Our fun line-up of activities includes interactive tours, storytelling sessions, family workshops, drop-in craft activities, captivating performances, and more.
The 64-year-old has had several health scares over the years, including a bout with prostate cancer in 2015 and lymphoma in the early 1990s.
Tharman, who first entered politics in 2001, has served in various capacities in government.
TEFL teaching is highly seasonal, mainstream teaching requires a further qualification, and there’s not a lot else you can do with an English degree.
More searching could possibly have landed me a job in the end, but that wouldn’t have meant one less emigrant leaving Ireland; it just would have made someone else move instead of me. My other main consideration was how much of my salary I could save.
Gos Tan Back is a story about a young boy who gets the chance to save the future by going back in time.
Young audiences will experience our local history and artefacts in this interactive theatrical journey through the National Museum’s Singapore History Gallery, which features storytelling and a whole lot of hands-on fun!
Most people I talked to found this a confusing reason to move to Singapore - “Isn’t the cost of living really high?
” It is if you compare everything people buy in Dublin to everything people buy here.
My main complaint is the price of fruit, but you can get big discounts if you buy it on the sell-by date in Fair Price, Singapore’s answer to Tesco.