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Category: Accountability

Why Ho Ching Must Declare Her Salary

On 1 July Malaysia’s Parliament passed a motion to require all MPs, as well as their wives and children, to declare their assets. While it has not yet been passed […]

The Myth of the Lee Family’s Public Service

Last week I published a blog post, “How Many More Years Will Go by Before We Learn How Much the Lees Have Paid Themselves While in Public Office?”https://kenjeyaretnam.com/2019/05/20/how-many-more-years-will-go-by-before-we-learn-how-much-the-lees-have-paid-themselves-while-in-public-office/. I said there […]

Keeping It Under Your Hat -The Panama Papers

The Panama Papers is a massive leak of files from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, engineered by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.(ICIJ) Names and identities released so far include,  like the proverbial bad […]

Are We Paying Too Much for Our Groceries?

Sheng Siong, one of Singapore’s big three food retailers, announced its fourth quarter and annual results for 2015 a few days ago. The dominant player is NTUC Fairprice, which has […]