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Is the Government Going Bust?

I was quite shaken by my trip  to Parliament yesterday to watch the CPF “debate” .  There wasn’t really any debate at all. Our Finance Minister, Tharman made a speech […]

What is the Real Surplus?

It appears that our Budget Cash Surplus has fallen off a cliff.  The Budget Cash Surplus for FY2012,  which was shown as  $36.1 billion a year ago, is now stated […]

Temasek Loses the Plot

Last week I pointed out * that it made no sense for Temasek to pay a huge premium for Olam’s equity when Olam’s short-term debt refinancing was likely to be problematical, […]

An Open Letter to the Minister of Finance

20 February 2014 An Open Letter to the Minister for Finance Mr. Tharman Shanmuguratnam Ministry of Finance 100 High Street #10-01 The Treasury Singapore 179434 Dear Minister, You recently called […]