Category: Politics

CHANGES TO THE POLITICAL SYSTEM – PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS 2016 January

CHANGES TO THE POLITICAL SYSTEM – PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS 2016 January

The one thing that stood out in yesterday’s Presidential Address was the remarks about possible changes to Singapore’s political system. As I have argued before, whilst the PAP still has its 2/3 majority, it needs to implement constitutional changes to safeguard the future of Singapore, and ensure we avoid the degeneration that Western political systems…

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An Act of War

An Act of War

President Hollande has finally called the Paris attacks what they really are – an act of war. It is inane to characterise these and similar attacks as mere acts of terror or the acts of religious extremists. ISIS has grown into a state that both operates within a physical, geographical domain in the Middle East,…

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HDB Loses 1 Billion Dollars a Year – Why We Should Care

HDB Loses 1 Billion Dollars a Year – Why We Should Care

http://www.moneysmart.sg/money-talks/hdb-loses-1-billion-a-year-and-why-you-shouldnt-care/ Been seeing this article doing the rounds on cyberspace and needed to debunk it. This blogger argues that HDB makes a loss because it buys land from SLA at market rates and it does not matter since it is from one government account to another. The alternative to buying land from SLA at market…

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