Daily Archives: 2013-03-18

MFA express disappointment in measures by US senators

By Terry Xu On Sunday, 17th March 2013, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) released a media release on its response towards the introduction of a measure to block US funding to Singapore’s Institute of Microelectronics (IME). The Ministry says that it is “deeply disappointed” by the Senator’s actions and statements. US Senators. Max Baucus and Jon Tester, both who are Democrats, had …

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“Govt will become more transparent”?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Govt will need to be more open, says PM”. (Sunday Times, Mar 17) Become more transparent? It states that “the Government will become more transparent to adapt to society today, even if politics becomes untidy and it’s outcomes less predictable”. “More transparent” means “less predictable”? Does it mean that the “more transparent” …

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