Daily Archives: 2012-06-11

Alternative Outcomes for the 2011 General Election

~ By Tim (Tiddy) Smith ~ Citizens spend a great deal of time deciding just who to vote for. They consider the values, integrity and policies of the candidates in their constituencies. They scrutinise candidates’ track records and even take note of scandals in their private lives. But few consider the question of how voting should take place. What kind of elections …

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Singapore pushes 'entrepreneurial nation'

By Saira Syed– The team at Jobs Bolega, a start-up from India, is hoping to transform the way workers find jobs in developing countries. Jobs Bolega, which means "Jobs will now talk", is aimed at people in the lower-income brackets who may not have access to the internet, but have a mobile phone. "Using mobile voice technology, essentially we are …

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Kenneth Jeyaretnam: Alarming Implications of PM Lee’s Speech to ESS

Recently I have asked some questions about discrepancies in our national accounts. These seem to indicate that our reserves are not as buoyant as we might have been led to expect by past surpluses and the supposedly class-leading returns achieved by our sovereign wealth funds. No answers have been forthcoming. Instead there has been a deafening silence from the State …

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Updated: DPM Teo Chee Hean 'What Do You Think'

The following are video clips of this year’s Pre-University Seminar (PUS) which was held on 28 May – 1 June, attended by more than 500 students. The VIP and key speaker for this event was Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Teo Chee Hean. There has been abuzz a controversy sparked by an attendee's blog post which has since gone viral. How …

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