Jamus ignores the sufferings of people hurt by currency speculation

Jamus Ignores the Impact of Currency Speculation

Currency speculation, in particular, the speculation of the Singapore dollar, can take place with or without knowing the full size of our reserves. When Jamus called for the revelation of the full size of the Singapore reserves, what he is really asking for is a more ‘efficient’ speculative attack on the Singapore dollar. WP Jamus […]

If not meritocracy, then what, Mr Gerald Giam?

Gerald Giam, If our child comes home with bad grades, do we make them sleep in a smaller room or eat only Maggie mee for dinner?

If you don’t earn as much you have to settle for a poorer quality of life, said Gerald Giam as he took aim at meritocracy. He was speaking at a Singapore Perspectives 2021 forum organised by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. The theme for this year was ‘Reset’. What does Gerald Giam […]

NTUC Care Fund to benefit more Singaporeans

NTUC care

As the pandemic affects lives and livelihoods, NTUC has stepped up measures to extend more assistance to union members through the NTUC Care Fund. During its first exercise, the NTUC Care Fund (Covid-19), supported 30,000 union members with a total payout of $8 million. A further $17 million is expected to be disbursed to union […]

QR codes have become an integral part of our lives but where did they come from?

QR Codes

Since the pandemic began, QR codes have become an integral part of our lives. You can’t go places without getting past them. What exactly is a QR code? QR stands for ‘quick response’. A barcode holds information horizontally and is limited in its storage. It can hold just 20 characters of data. Unlike a barcode, […]