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Tag: Temasek

On Roy, JBJ, Fines and Defamation

Why is the Central Provident Fund Minimum Sum being raised and why can’t we take out money out when we like after 55? Why GIC and Temasek make money (if that is what they are doing) from using our captive savings and paying us a non-market interest rate? Roy has done us all a favour. He got so close to showing us how to demand accountability and stand up for our rights.

# Je Suis Leslie Chew

Now, It stands to reason that if I am not arrested for sedition as leslie was fo rthat cartoon, then Leslie Chew was unnecessarily harassed by an authoritarian government and leading family bent on repressing dissent, plurality of opinion and freedom of expression.

Who is right? Chee Soon Juan or Jacky Foo?

An open letter to the Wall Street Journal last week in response to Singapore’s  Consulate-General in Hong Kong’s, Jacky Foo’s,  predictable response  to Chee Soon Juan’s Op-Ed  for WSJ “A New Vision […]

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 […]

Should the PM Resign?

Recently a petition has been circulated online calling on the PM to resign over the remarks he made at a community event in AMK. The particularly offensive lines were, “Singaporeans, new arrivals, […]

A Fresh Round of Wayang about Competition?

    Today the Infocomm Development Authority  (IDA) announced that they were looking to increase competition in the mobile sector by expanding the role of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO). […]