It is no surprise that Mr Ng Chee Meng is co-opted into the PAP CEC. Here is why.

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Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. National Trades Union Congress Secretary-General (NTUC Sec-Gen) Ng Chee Meng is not a Minister of Parliament but is co-opted into the 37th People’s Association Party’s Central Elective Committee (PAP CEC) on Saturday, 26 November 2022. Is this possible? Yes, let me explain why. PAP and NTUC have a Symbiotic […]

What Singaporeans say about GST and WP’s proposal to use more NIRC for today

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Taxation is an intrinsic part of nationhood. It is unpleasant for the government. It is also unpleasant for the ones being taxed. But, it is an inevitable necessity. The Workers’ Party has called for more to be used from the NIRC (Net Investment Returns Contribution) instead of a GST hike – as much as 60% […]

The 37th Central Executive Committee of the People’s Action Party has been appointed.

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As part of plans for the transition of party leadership, the PAP Central Executive Committee (“CEC”) has appointed a new Deputy Secretary-General, as well as two Assistant Secretary-Generals. Lee Hsien Loong Secretary-General   Lawrence Wong Deputy Secretary-General   During the absence of the Secretary-General, the Deputy Secretary-General will assume the Secretary-General’s responsibilities. Mr Heng Swee […]

The importance of political stability and why it matters.

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Pakatan Harapan (“HARAPAN”) is known as the Alliance of Hope for Malaysia. In 2015, the Pakatan Rakyat coalition was replaced by the political centre-left alliance HARAPAN, initially led by Dr Mahathir Mohamad (“Dr Mahathir”). HARAPAN’s victory in the Malaysian general election in 2018 overthrew the 60-year-old Barisan Nasional coalition government. Among the activists in Singapore […]

WP Jamus Lim thinks today’s needs are bigger than tomorrow’s challenges

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In Parliament, the Workers’ Party (WP) had argued for more of the NIRC to be used as government revenue for spending. They had called for 60% to 70% of NIRC to be used. In an exchange with a netizen named Richard Weng, WP Jamus Lim said that it was about striking an appropriate balance between […]

In the wake of the collapse of FTX, here are some misconceptions 

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The FTX Exchange (“FTX”) was a centralized cryptocurrency exchange with derivatives and leveraged products. FTX was founded in 2018 by Sam Bankman-Fried, an MIT graduate and former Jane Street Capital international exchange-traded funds trader. Due to its collapse, many misconceptions have arisen, so the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) released a statement on November 21 […]