Daily Archives: 2012-09-11

Social Control with Leninism, Confucianism and Legalism

By Dr Yuen Chung Kwong Few people would profess to be communists today. As everyone knows, communism brutalized and impoverished nations; perhaps even more importantly as no one likes to fail, it failed. Yet, we would do well to remember that the idea once attracted some of the best and the brightest, both in the East and the West. For …

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Lee and Goh accept Chee's offer

PRESS RELEASE Mr Lee Kuan Yew and Mr Goh Chok Tong have indicated that they will accept my offer of composition of $30,000 to annul my bankruptcy. I will be working to raise the amount to pay to them as quickly as possible primarily through the sale of my books. I would also like to appeal for donations from supporters …

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Proposal for transforming the child care sector

By Yee Jenn Jong - Mr Speaker, I like to add my suggestions for reforms to the child care industry even as the government is looking at how to boldly transform this sector. I wish to declare that a part of my business supplies products and services to preschools. I have also previously managed and owned child care centres but …

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Housing Grants – Do They Really Help Singaporeans?

By Edmund Lim - With reference to Grant for Low-Income Housholds Enhanced, see here and here.   The Additional CPF Housing Grant (AHG) and Enhanced Grant Scheme, introduced in March 2006, is meant to help citizen families with a steady household income to buy their first subsidised HDB flat. Supposedly, the Grant is to reduce the monthly installment for the buyer.   I was …

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Singaporeans also subjected to hate speech

By Lina Chiam - Senior Parliamentary Secretary Ms Sim Ann has spoken of online comments which ‘spew hate and prejudice against individuals or groups’. She urged that we ‘must take a clear stand against hate speech. Abuse of foreigners, or any human being, is not acceptable, whether it is verbal or physical, online or offline’. MP Mr Baey Yam Keng …

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