This morning I was greeted by the heartwarming news that another Singaporean had become a billionaire, this time the CEO and founder of Razer Inc., which makes video gaming accessories. […]
All these people apparently So Stun Like Vegetable by something I didn't say and something I didn't do. It's astounding how many people online believe in something that is quite simply untrue.
(Twitter) Storm in a Tea Cup. Or, How Andrew Loh and other Petty minds Politicised over the PM’s Health.
“With regards to an earlier posting I made…..” This is how Andrew Loh sometime founder/leader/editor of socio-political website TOC, now in hot water for taking foreign funding, started his written […]
The Panama Papers is a massive leak of files from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, engineered by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.(ICIJ) Names and identities released so far include, like the proverbial bad […]
Singapore’s High Ranking on the Heritage Foundation Index Has More to do with US Politics Than with How Free Singapore Actually Is
A few days ago the State Times published an article entitled “Singapore still 2nd freest economy in the world but gap with top-ranked Hong Kong widens“. The Heritage Foundation, a […]
Temasek’s Portfolio is Probably Down 20% Already and the Chinese Stock Market Rout May Just Be Getting Started
Back in July last year I did some rather basic analysis of Temasek’s results for the year ended 31 March 2015 and for the performance of its portfolio since then […]
CMA CGM, a major global shipping company based in France, today announced that it had agreed to acquire Temasek’s 67% stake in NOL at a price of S$1.30 per […]
Our Natural Aristocrats’ Sense of Entitlement Is Now so Deeply Ingrained That They Can No Longer Distinguish Right fromWrong
I have already written about Lee Hsien Loong’s sense of entitlement having become so outsize that he is unable to distinguish between state property and his own. This was clearly […]
The PAP Government Risks a Deepening Slump Unless They Heed the Reform Party’s Advice and Implement Stimulus Measures We Advocated in 2014
New press release by the Reform Party: The advance estimate for GDP for the second quarter of 2015 came out yesterday. The numbers were much worse than analysts had expected […]
There was a palpable sense of self-congratulation in Temasek’s announcement of its latest results a few days ago. Taken at face value, Temasek’s latest results for the year to 31 […]
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 […]
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 […]