Daily Archives: 2013-02-24

GIC: Distinquish between “transparency” and “accountability”?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “‘Judge GIC on its long-term returns’” (Sunday Times, Feb 24). GIC has attracted criticism? It states that “But GIC has attracted criticism at home for various reasons, including not giving enough details of Singapore’s reserves. 3.9 per cent real rate of return? GIC’s report out last year showed that it earned an …

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In Which Benjamin Cheah Gets Overwhelmed By His Own Imagination

This writing first appeared at Lianainfilm's website in response to an article posted on TOC website. By Lynn Lee I don’t like to draw attention to poorly written articles, but then this piece appeared in The Online Citizen today and it happens to be about me. On top of being very pompous and very cheong hei, it’s also riddled with mistakes, half-truths and …

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Singapore Dance Theatre's new premises at Bugis+

By Terry Xu Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT) have shifted from where it was housed for 21 years old premises in Fort Canning to its new 20,500 sq ft premises on the 7th floor of the shopping mall Bugis+ with the support of Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and National Arts Council (NAC), under the Community/Sports Facilities Scheme (CSFS) Fourty percent of …

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Medifund helped over 0.5m patients?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Medifund supported more than half a million needy patients in 2012” (Straits Times, Feb 23). It states that “Medifund supported more than half a million needy patients who needed financial aid to pay for their medical bills last year – an 8 per cent increase over the previous year.” Medifund applications’ …

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