Daily Archives: 2012-04-11

Measure outcomes not effort

~ By Leon Perera ~ The current national moment of urgency in solving social problems is welcome and long-overdue. In Budget 2012 and the 2011 General Elections, no question loomed larger. But whether it is about retirement adequacy, healthcare affordability or helping the poor, the same questions tend to be asked: “Is the government doing enough?” followed by “What more …

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Disassembling GRC system benefits PAP (Part 3 of 3)

~ By Shiwen Yap ~ In Part 1 of this series published yesterday, I argued on the deficit of the GRC System and how the model weakens the voting power of constituents, weakens the relationship between the voter and their MP, entrenches and encourages and emphasises communalism in the form of ethnic allegiance. In Part 2, I contended that the …

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MDA's problematic corporate governance continues

~By: Ng Yi Shu and additional reporting by Ravi Philemon~ A recent report [1] has again highlighted the apparent poor corporate governance in the Media development Authority of Singapore (MDA). The media report states that MDA is suing RGM Group (an Australian talent management company) for multiple breaches of contract. MDA is trying to recover $27.5 million from RGM, which …

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