Daily Archives: 2013-07-25

A blogger's reply to the MCI's Director of Corporate Relations

By Ravi Philemon I sent the following letter to The Straits Times Forum page on Saturday, 21 July 2013, and it is written in response to Mr Peer M. Akbur, Director, Corporate Relations, Ministry of Communications & Information (MCI_, titled ‘Blogger’s ‘explanations’ are astonishing’ (link) . To date, the newspaper has not published my reply to the MCI’s Director of Corporate …

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SPP – "High salaries will not mitigate corruption"

Singapore People’s Party (SPP) released a press statement on Wednesday in light of the news of the 39-year-old CPIB assistant director,  Edwin Yeo Seow Hiong being charged in court for corruption. The party note that corruption related offences among the high ranking and junior public officers are on the rise  and urge the government to tighten the system to fight corruption. They brought out …

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100 over irregularities and lapses reported by AGO

By Terry Xu In a 63 page report that was signed on 1st July 2013 and submitted to the President of Republic of Singapore by the Auditor-General’s Office (AGO)  and presented to parliament on 15th July. Over 100 irregularities and lapses were reported by the AGO on various ministries and statutory boards. From the report we should say that AGO ought to be applauded for their …

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