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 […]
A few days ago Alex Au put up a blog post entitled “ASEAN single market and the free movement of skilled labour”. He mentions my previous post on this subject, […]
The un’bear’able Photoshop Here is a postcard I picked up at the Centre Pompidou in France. The image is of a sculpture by a Belgian artist named Pascal Bernier. The postcard was freely […]
Yesterday I wrote about PM Lee’s insensitive May Day message essentially blaming Singaporean workers for the productivity slowdown and saying that wages might have to fall if productivity growth did […]
The PM has admitted that the PAP's economic policies have been ruinous for productivity .
Bertha blogger Henson has been strangely affected by the shut down of TRS. She hasn’t been this moved since she saw that video of a distressed teenage […]
The Committee to Protect Journalists issued a statement on May 05th 2015 on the closing down of alternative news website The Real Singapore calling it censorship and harassment. The Committee to […]
I am writing this blog in a state of shock and horror after seeing the video of Amos Yee being physically assaulted and then taunted outside the Court. Our Police […]
The Amos Yee prosecution is yet another clear demonstration of the fact that we have no rule of law in Singapore. How would you define rule of law? Tom Bingham, […]
The death of Lee Kuan Yew leaves his seat in Tanjong Pagar GRC vacant. Recently a Bloomberg journalist asked me to comment on the suggestion that Lee’s seat in Tanjong Pagar […]
The death of Lee Kuan Yew has shown that much of the rest of the world believes that he brought about an economic miracle in Singapore. Furthermore the world believes that […]
Exposing CPF and our Sovereign Wealth Funds
I wrote a letter to the Financial Times last week in response to an article dated 1 February 2015. The article, by Slavoj Zizek, international director of the Birkbeck Institute […]
Yes, I got pretty angry on so many levels when I read the latest outrageous attempt by our PM LHL and ESM Goh with reference to the 2015 Laneway Festival […]
Why is the Central Provident Fund Minimum Sum being raised and why can’t we take out money out when we like after 55? Why GIC and Temasek make money (if that is what they are doing) from using our captive savings and paying us a non-market interest rate? Roy has done us all a favour. He got so close to showing us how to demand accountability and stand up for our rights.
Now, It stands to reason that if I am not arrested for sedition as leslie was fo rthat cartoon, then Leslie Chew was unnecessarily harassed by an authoritarian government and leading family bent on repressing dissent, plurality of opinion and freedom of expression.