This morning I was greeted by the heartwarming news that another Singaporean had become a billionaire, this time the CEO and founder of Razer Inc., which makes video gaming accessories. […]
Since 2012 I have pointed out, repeatedly, that the Singapore Budget presentation gives a deeply misleading picture of the Government’s finances. I have written innumerable times on how the Budget does […]
Budget Day, which has been postponed to March 24 this year without a reason being given (perhaps to coincide with the anniversary of LKY’s death) will soon be upon us. The […]
At the NUSS dialogue on Tuesday I tried to grill the PAP representative on why there were so many discrepancies in the Government’s accounts. More specifically, I honed in on […]
I read an interesting article today by a foreign journalist for Mumbrella, entitled “The thin pink line: Singapore’s curious rules for covering ‘alternative lifestyles’“. In this article the journalist Robin […]
I was intrigued by the following report by Kelly Ng that appeared in State Media’s Today Online a few days back. SINGAPORE — A day after a High Court raised the […]
18A Smith Street Singapore 058932 14 May 2015 Tharman Shanmuguratnam Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance Ministry of Finance 100 High Street #10-01 The Treasury Singapore 179434 Dear Minister, […]
Exposing CPF and our Sovereign Wealth Funds
The Budget Statement is only a few hours away. The Government-controlled and-owned media is full of speculation about the “goodies” that Singaporeans can look forward to. The Straits Times estimates […]
How a child custody case revealed a breach in National Security.
It appears that our Budget Cash Surplus has fallen off a cliff. The Budget Cash Surplus for FY2012, which was shown as $36.1 billion a year ago, is now stated […]
In a Facebook post on Wednesday night, the PM made another statement of breathtaking economic illiteracy. He said, “Singapore must never fall into the same hole as some countries which […]
Just to let you know that today Ms J from the Family Centre in Ang Mo Kio did call us back but only to say that Madam L’s case has been […]
I am very pleased that Jeremy has set out in writing his reasons why he disagrees with my proposal for the privatization of Temasek and GIC and the distribution of […]
Presidential Candidate voices out on IMF loan appeal and pledges $1000!
A few days back there was a comment posted on my blog by @Lengyiren drawing my attention to a posting on www.gov.sg saying that the government had rebutted my claims about the […]