An election is just around the corner and the economy is in recession or very close to it. Despite the latest figures from our non-independent Statistics Department housed within the […]
State-owned ( but actually Ho Ching-controlled) CNA reported yesterday on a new Bill (the Point-to-Point (P2P) Passenger Transport Industry Bill) tabled in Parliament to regulate the private car-hire industry. I […]
Sheng Siong, one of Singapore’s big three food retailers, announced its fourth quarter and annual results for 2015 a few days ago. The dominant player is NTUC Fairprice, which has […]
On the first day of CNY Lee Hsien Loong was up early and distributing mandarins and red packets to the Changi Airport workers unfortunate enough to be working on a […]
Yesterday I wrote about PM Lee’s insensitive May Day message essentially blaming Singaporean workers for the productivity slowdown and saying that wages might have to fall if productivity growth did […]
Last week saw the funeral of one of the most divisive and controversial figures in modern British history. Her family should take comfort from the strength of the opposition to […]
I decide to look at the background of the members of the board of Temasek Holdings to see how many are truly independent. I also compare Temasek’s governance framework with the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund to see how far we are following what could legitimately be called 'best practice'.