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Rebooting meritocracy - change needed across the rungs

WITH rising inequality around the world, the notion of meritocracy - a governing principle in Singapore - has increasingly come under debate in recent years, not just here but in many societies.

Coined by British sociologist Michael Young in 1958, meritocracy sees people being rewarded...

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