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Challenging our US$4 billion loan to IMF. Press Conference and Statement.

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 […]

Balding Blog, Hair-raising development

Do you love a conspiracy theory? Or do you like to say there’s no such thing as a coincidence?  Monday, as you know,  saw the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square […]

Royal Elephant Shoots Part 2

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 PM on Paying For Talent !

Excessive Ministerial pay is not there to secure talent. If the government were interested in talent it would want to promote competition and encourage a market place of ideas. This […]

Immigration is the Elephant in the Room

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 […]