Hri Kumar: “Any change to the CPF system would mean taking from one group and giving to another.” Why is this Dishonest? This is the usual PAP trick of presenting […]
Temasek's answer to the public via the ST forum is economical with the truth to say the least. CPF may be invested elsewhere and not directly into Temasek or vice -versa but it all comes from the same pot which is government capital or surpluses.
Recently a petition has been circulated online calling on the PM to resign over the remarks he made at a community event in AMK. The particularly offensive lines were, “Singaporeans, new arrivals, […]
When immigration stops being the elephant in the room and becomes the great white shark in your parliament.
On April 23 the Straits Times (ST) hosted a roundtable to sit around and discuss a survey of people’s perceptions of key policies, three years after the 2011 General Election. The panelists […]
10 real dirty tricks about your CPF and HDB flat.
Last week I pointed out * that it made no sense for Temasek to pay a huge premium for Olam’s equity when Olam’s short-term debt refinancing was likely to be problematical, […]
My suspicions were raised yesterday by the news that Temasek has put up $2.1 billion dollars to buy out any remaining shares they do not already own in Singaporean commodities […]
Minister Khaw Boon Wan has called Budget 2014 “very generous …by any measure” so naturally, I want to see how it holds up by my measure but because the budget […]
20 February 2014 An Open Letter to the Minister for Finance Mr. Tharman Shanmuguratnam Ministry of Finance 100 High Street #10-01 The Treasury Singapore 179434 Dear Minister, You recently called […]
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 […]
Being curious as to why a foreigner would be so interested in MAS’s performance, I checked out his website. He appears to have no economic credentials other than a background […]
The last post was a piece by another author, Benedict Chong countering my proposal that Temasek and GIC be floated, publicly listed and a stake distributed in some form to […]
Benedict Chong, I don’t know if that’s his real name, has responded to my recent piece about wanting to give Singaporeans a stake in the wealth of our country. I […]
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 […]
TRE recently posted up an article by Jeremy Chen with the opening salvo, “This is something of a response to a proposal by Kenneth Jeyaretnam to privatize Temasek Holdings and GIC […]
In my last blog post (see here) I pointed out that since 2009 I have advocated the privatization of Temasek and GIC and the distribution of shares to Singapore citizens. […]