Manufacturing down...Sinkapore not tapped into mobile phones and tablets market.Cost of living going up but Sinkies salaries and bonuses and increments (if any!) under severe strain. In fact companies are retrenching due to poor economic outlook. Also Gahment pumping in so called investments into infrastructure.. HDB flats, roads, MRT...etc to float the economy and address shortfalls in infrastructure. This has caused endless frustrations in traffic jams, noise, congestions and also the influx of FTs. But these improvements in infrastructure comes with increases in price. U all know whenever food courts are renovated, they open with a new price lists rite?