主题:Clean sweep by tiny Singapore to be in the Guinness Book of Records|
作者:米立目者 12:58pm 29/04/2011
Top 30 highest paid politicians in the world and they are all from Singapore. (All amounts exclude bonuses.) This info is up to Mar 2011. The are proposing president’s pay to go up to $4.2m followed by another round of Ministers’ pay rise.
1. Elected President SR Nathan - S$3.9 million.
2. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong - S$3.8 million.
3. Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew - S$3.5 million.
4. Senior Minister Goh Chok Thong - S$3.5 million.
5. Senior Minister Prof Jayakumar - S$3.2 million.
6. DPM & Home Affairs Minister Wong Kan Seng - S$2.9 million.
7. DPM & Defence Minister Teo Chee Hean - $2.9 million.
8. Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo - S$2.8 million.
9. National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan - S$2.7 million.
10. PMO Minister Lim Boon Heng - S$2.7 million.
11. Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang - S$2.7 million.
12. PMO Minister Lim Swee Say - S$2.6 million.
13. Environment & Muslim Affairs Minister Dr Yaccob Ibrahim - S$2.6 million.
14. Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan - S$2.6 million.
15. Finance Minister S Tharman - S$2.6 million.
16. Education Minister & 2nd Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen - S$2.6 million.
17. Community Devp’t Youth & Sports Minister - Dr Vivian Balakrishnan - S$2.5 m.
18. Transport Minister & 2nd Minister for Foreign Affairs Raymond Lim Siang
Kiat - S$2.5 million.
19. Law Minister & 2nd Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam - S$2.4 million.
20. Manpower Minister Gan Kim Yong - S$2.2 million.
21. PMO Minister Lim Hwee Hwa - S$2.2 million.
22. Acting ICA Minister - Lui Tuck Yew - S$2.0 million.
23 30 Senior Ministers of State and Ministers of State - each getting between S$1.8 million to S$1.5 million.
Compared to other Countries' Leaders:
Donald Tsang Yum-Kuen - Hong Kong (S$716k)
Barack Obama - United States (S$555k)
Nicolas Sarkozy - France (S$441k)
Angela Merkel - Germany (S$420k)
Gordon Brown - UK (S$387k)
Taro Aso - Japan (S$337k) Total of all 6: S$2,856,000
In other words, even our one DPM has higher salary than all of the above leaders combined.Means our DPMs are more able than all the leaders from the 6 biggest world economies combined.