We Know It’s Budget Time When State Media Put Up An Unsympathetic Family to Trick You Into Thinking PAP Government Can’t Do More
It is Budget time again and part of our good old PAP-controlled state media’s job is to prepare Singaporeans not to expect too much from their government. Then, when the […]
I for one have always been sceptical of the assumption that Lee Hsien Loong would step down as PM when he reaches 70. This seems to have originated in a […]
News reports today in the State Times and other Government media said that at least six former executives of Keppel Corp have been arrested by CPIB in connection with the […]
A couple of days ago the State Times published an article by Han Fook Kwang titled “Time to introduce a wealth tax in Singapore?“. Han was formerly the Political Editor […]
I read with amusement the letter written to the State Times by one Francis Cheng arguing that Singapore MNCs should be allowed to pay bribes as otherwise foreign competitors will […]
Quietly over Christmas the US Justice Department announced that it had reached a deferred prosecution agreement with Keppel Offshore and Marine. Under the agreement Keppel O & M, a unit […]
Tommy Koh says that Singapore inherited from the British an intolerance for nepotism and giving gifts to public officials. Really?
Well done Tommy Koh (who was a friend of my parents in the 1960s) for pointing out that Singapore has a long history as a strategic hub long before the […]
Every year whether it is the National Day Rally or the PAP Convention, our Dear Leeder dusts down last year’s speech, changes the dates, and gives the same address again […]
Historically it has always been a bragging point of the PAP Government that the Prime Minister and his colleagues do not have a special aircraft or fleet reserved for their […]
I find myself deeply saddened by the recent statement put out by Hsien Yang and Wei Ling posted in the Straits Times and which has been covered by nearly every […]
How the PAP are unable to refute Justice Coles on the Amos Yee asylum case.
At an event at the end of February 2017, reported on by state media mouthpiece The Straits Times, Lee Hsien Loong announced that “it is important for leaders not to […]
Far too late, Dr Tan has broken his silence on the Government’s changes to the Elected Presidency. Sure he has had nearly a year to participate in hearings and give […]
My first hand account of my experiences as a witness at Amos Yee's asylum hearing.
The PAP Government says the search for the next generation of leaders is progressing nicely. But I wonder how that can be when their skill in setlecting MPs seems to […]
I sent this statement to Amos’s mother and lawyer to support his application for asylum in the US: Singapore teenager Amos Yee will shortly appear in court in America to […]