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Tag: The Online Citizen

CPJ Statement on TRS

The Committee to Protect Journalists  issued a statement on May 05th 2015 on  the closing down of alternative news website The Real Singapore calling it censorship and harassment. The Committee to […]

Statement on the IMF loan judgement and appeal for donations

On 22 October 2012 Justice Tan issued a judgement in my suit which must be of grave concern not only to all citizens of Singapore but to citizens fighting for democracy wherever they happen to live. If the Court is correct it matters not how blatant, how transparent or how deliberate the breach of such a constitutional provision is; the simple and inescapable consequence is that no citizen may challenge it.

A Case of the Pot Calling the Kettle Black?

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'.

An Unappetising Picture

I thought a comment from someone calling themselves “Sotongmee” raised enough interesting points to merit reproduction in full in the blog together with my response. This person addresses me as “sir”. […]

Where have our reserves gone?

“Let me tell you the  truth, as spending increases significantly sooner or later taxes must go up too.”   Thus spake the PM in his National Day Rally Speech. Apart […]