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The convenience of outsourcing the blame

“So nobody is truly accountable. Neither the SMRT CEO, the Transport Minister, or the LTA (oh, the predecessor CEO has been posted to a cushy job elsewhere) or even the Prime Minister. Welcome to Singapore Inc. Heads I win, tail

Past instances of lapses and mismanagement highlighted by AGO

Very well research article with a little humour, a little humbleness and sound argument but sadly the mainstream media chose to ignore it instead reported one-sided views from the ministers and the ruling party. Thus who can we blame the

Infamous Quotes From Singapore Political Leaders

Read also (In)Famous Quotes From Lee Kuan Yew. “You need a very small space to have sex.” – Josephine Teo (2016) “Going public for something that was “not a major event” might have caused unnecessary panic to the layman” –

Another dirty politics in motion?

“The Law Society is an independent body and does not engage in assisting or hindering any of its members in any political aspirations they may have,” – Law Society Present Thio Shen Yi PAP seems to be here there and everywhere,

Rubbish problem in Singapore

Jdents that Singaporust another one of those incieans and its inhabitants show the lack of civil consciousness, the root cause of the problem is the years of availability of army of cheap foreign cleaners which resulted in the Singaporeans’ poor mentality of

Past history of “retired” high ranking officers being parachuted into civil service or GLC companies

[Original post 15 Jul 2011, updated 15 Aug 2015] Note the list is far from exhaustic and may even contain some errors but it does give an indication of how high and frequent the turnover of talents in the uniform

Seng Kang’s NIMBY incident is not what you see in the mass media [Updated]

[Updated 29 Jan 2015] “No commercial columbarium at temple site in Sengkang”  – After denying and trying to defend the bad decision in awarding a religious site to a private company for almost three weeks, the MND Minister Khaw Boon Wan

Singapore could have become ‘one country, two systems’ within Malaysia, not sovereign country

Source: The Straits Times Jan 28, 2015 Fifty years ago today, our future was uncertain. We didn’t know it then, but on January 26 1965, the Singapore Cabinet debated a paper that Mr Lee Kuan Yew had written on possible

Why the old Singapore is better than the new one?

Askmelah has to agree with Mr Victor Mills on many of his views of the old Singapore were better. People were happier then (Pre-1990 and somewhat less between 1990-2015 and worst after LHL took over the reign), here are the

PAP – Transparency, Trust and the Truth

Close to 4 years after the water-shed election, the ruling party tried to do good initially but as old saying goes: “old habits die hard”, it is slowly but surely slipping into complacency, intolerant of criticisms and we-know-best attitude. A

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