On Sunday morning in the UK on a weekly BBC TV show about politics a British Conservative politician came out with an astounding figure for Singapore’s trade. He was intending […]
On Friday Sylvia Lim raised the issue of whether the Government had raised test balloons before the Budget to see whether it could get away with raising GST now but […]
While There Is A Furore Over Xi’s Scrapping of Term Limits, LHL’s Decision to Cling to Power Passes Almost Unnoticed
Over the weekend Chinese state media announced (see the WSJ article here) that China’s Party Congress would consider a proposal to scrap the two-term Presidential limit that was introduced after […]
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 […]
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 […]
Heng Swee Keat Studied Economics With Me at Cambridge. Yet These Days He Seems to Have Forgotten Most of What He Learnt in His Eagerness to Parrot His Master
Recently I put out a blog article questioning why PM Lee needed to raise taxes, “Hey Lee Hsien Loong, Where’s Our Money Dude”. I pointed out that given the size of […]
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 […]
Yesterday the State Times published an Insight article on the Workers Party 60th Anniversary. A misnomer, since the article was remarkable for its lack of insight or rather for its […]
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 […]
Workers Party Clearly Have No Shame Otherwise Why Do They Continue to Cynically Use JBJ’s Name Despite Abandoning Him So Callously?
I came across this post on the Workers Party Facebook page by Lee Li Lian. According to her post, during a recent walkabout a resident of Punggol East shared with […]
How the PAP are unable to refute Justice Coles on the Amos Yee asylum case.
Recently the Court of Appeal reserved judgement on the appeal by LKY’s two younger children, Lee Hsien Yang and Lee Wei Ling, against the High Court decision that they would […]
So Shanmugam said in Parliament last week that the Government is looking at new laws to deal with the problem of “fake news”. It is difficult to understand why new laws are […]
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 […]
Dear Mr Shanmugam, I refer to the shoddy, petulant and misleading press release dated 25 March 2017 issued by your ministry : “MHA’s Comments on Amos Yee’s Asylum Application.” I […]
My first hand account of my experiences as a witness at Amos Yee's asylum hearing.