Daily Archives: 2012-09-17

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. …

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The PAP Government’s Attitude to Local PMET Job Displacement

By Chua Suntong - On 25 June 2012, Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong posted a message on his Facebook. This message suggested a panel of economists be set up to look into the issue of whether inflow of skilled immigrants led to job creation or job displacements. This generated considerable interest based on replies. One reply described how …

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Leadership Renewal in Think Centre: Kick-starting the Working Group for a National Human Rights Institution

PRESS RELEASE 16 September 2012 Leadership Renewal in Think Centre: Kick-starting the Working Group for a National Human Rights Institution Think Centre (TC), Singapore's oldest political association, announced a change of leadership at its 2012 Annual General Meeting (AGM). Immediate Past President Mr Kong Soon Tan, 35, passed the baton to incoming President, Mr Adrian Heok, 39, an independent researcher …

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