Why we don’t need Democracy

SM Goh spoke yesterday of 4 attributes that makes a political system successful - accountability and transparency; capacity for long-term planning and execution; social justice and harmony. Democracy is...

Singapore : A country of Extremes

I just checked the latest results for COE bidding out today and found that the COE for big cars has crossed the $80K mark. Singapore has the highest cost...

Hard Truths, Soft Lies

Judy sent me a last night and asked if I have any thoughts on what my favourite Minister Lim Swee Say told CNA. These days, I don't believe...

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Epilogue

The past week has been heartening to read that many Singaporeans have expressed disappointment in the shut down of States Times Review. I have been...

STR to shut down

The States Times Review website has been blocked under false charges of "fake news" and "criminal defamation" laid by the Singapore dictatorship.   As such, the...

Law Minister K Shanmugam threatens 2 years jail for “Criminal Defamation”

Singapore's Law Minister K Shanmugam has gone to the local state media threatening that the articles published by States Times Review is "criminal defamation"....