Daily Archives: 2011-03-28

Reflecting on “Reflections” – A review of Mah Bow Tan’s book (Part 5 of 9)

This is a review from a statistical perspective, wherever possible, of the book “Reflections on housing a nation”, launched on 22 March. (You can read it here for free and save yourself ten dollars. – Editor) Leong Sze Hian/ In Part Five (“Pricing Flats According to their Value”), the Minister for National Development wrote: “Today, we have built a unique …

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PAP MPs doing walkabout wearing PA shirts?

“They (delegates from China) discover that the People’s Action Party (PAP) has only a small office in Bedok. But everywhere they go, they see the PAP – in the RCs (residents’ committees), CCCs (citizens’ consultative committees), and the CCs (community clubs)." Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew (Straits Times 30 December 2009) Read also "Drawing the line between PA and the …

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“There will be more significant things to come”: WP’s Low

Mr Low Thia Khiang, secretary general of the opposition Workers’ Party (WP), keeps things very close to his chest. He has been rather coy about who his party’s prospective candidates are, or where they might be fielded in the General Election. In the previous two walkabouts which his party has held in as many weeks, Mr Low divulged little. On …

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