Why devaluing our currency will shortchange Singaporeans.
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.
The judgement in my appeal against the IMF Loan Commitment confirmed what has long been apparent: that the government is to all intents and purposes above the law. Furthermore, the […]
On Friday the Financial Times carried an excellent article by the eminent and long-standing economic commentator, Samuel Brittan. I have reproduced a screenshot of his article above. I remember as […]
The guys from WordPress.com stats prepared some stats for me which I am sharing with you. Sadly November, December and January have been largely inactive due to IMF appeal work and […]
On 22 October 2012 Justice Tan issued a judgement in my suit which must be of grave concern not only to all citizens of Singapore but to citizens fighting for democracy wherever they happen to live. If the Court is correct it matters not how blatant, how transparent or how deliberate the breach of such a constitutional provision is; the simple and inescapable consequence is that no citizen may challenge it.
Roach Motel Or Investing for the Long-Term: You Decide What Best Describes Temasek’s Investment Strategy.
A “Roach Motel”, originally a term used to describe a cockroach trap, has become a metaphor used by hedge fund managers to describe an investment that is too large in […]
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE IN THE HIGH COURT BEFORE THE SENIOR ASSISTANT REGISTRAR YEONG ZEE KIN TUESDAY, 21 AUG 2012, AT 9:00 AM, […]
Update:http://app.supremecourt.gov.sg/data/registrarHearing/08_17072012_OS.pdf 13. OS657/2012 KENNETH ANDREW JEYARETNAM (L F VIOLET NETTO) ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR LEAVE TO APPLY FOR A QUASHING ORDER _________________________________________________________________________________________________ The following is a transcript of a Press statement […]
Whilst I continue with my attempts to hold the MOF up to proper scrutiny, we must not forget the discrepancies in our Budget. I have decided to make the following exchange of correspondence available as a public […]
Everyone should read this blogger’s latest piece on the constitutionality of the IMF loan and his earlier blog to be found here: http://article14.blogspot.co.uk/ http://article14.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/singapores-pledge-of-us-4-billion-to.html I am very glad that at […]
Yesterday I received confirmation from the President’s office that his permission had not been sought for our republic’s loan to the IMF. So now we know three things in addition to the recent confirmation by the President. […]
An Excerpt From my Upcoming Book aimed at Benign Dictators and would be Benign Dictators across the Globe. “Chapter one: Politics That Works Do you control a military regime that […]
Yesterday I wrote about the PAP government’s willingness to bail out the Eurozone with generous contributions to the IMF’s lending facility (http://sonofadud.com/2012/04/25/659/). Yet a US$4 billion loan (which represents more […]
The release of the unemployment statistics two days ago brought home the folly of current policy. http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_761247.html While the government prided itself on creating 121 thousand jobs last year two-thirds […]
Yesterday the ST gave us a centre-page spread by two vice-presidents of the Economics Society discussing the rise in inequality in Singapore. The fact that one of them is the […]