On Sunday Greece’s voters overwhelmingly rejected the latest terms offered to them by their Eurozone creditors for rescheduling their huge debt mountain. With Greece’s debt to GDP ratio at 170% […]
Has Lee Hsien Loong been damaged in his private capacity? More importantly has he damaged Singapore as the PM?
Lee Hsien Loong and his lawyers were in court today at the beginning of the hearing to determine what damages Roy Ngerng had to pay him (see the report from […]
Many Singaporeans, particularly Singtel customers, at the pay raise given to Ms Chua Sock Koong, the CEO. Today Online, owned by fellow Temasek subsidiary, Mediacorp, reported that according to 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, […]
In Budget 2015 the Finance Minister allocated $3 billion towards the construction of the new Terminal 5 at Changi Airport. He stated that he would be setting up a new […]
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 […]
Over the last few days PAP Ministers and MPs have lined up in Parliament to attack the WP for its lack of transparency and accountability in running AHPETC. As I […]
Why devaluing our currency will shortchange Singaporeans.
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 […]
Is Roy a ticking time bomb
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.
An open letter to the Wall Street Journal last week in response to Singapore’s Consulate-General in Hong Kong’s, Jacky Foo’s, predictable response to Chee Soon Juan’s Op-Ed for WSJ “A New Vision […]
A copy of a letter sent to Temasek Holdings urging them to invest in Nigerian energy company Six Energy has fallen into my hands. I share it with you. (Warning! I […]
I was quite shaken by my trip to Parliament yesterday to watch the CPF “debate” . There wasn’t really any debate at all. Our Finance Minister, Tharman made a speech […]
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 […]