Daily Archives: 2015-02-06

Survey shows Singaporeans remains satisfied with government performance in general

According to a survey by Blackbox Research, the Government regained ground in citizen satisfaction for the last quarter and finished the year with a slightly better index score under its Blackbox Policy Satisfaction Index. The survey which was carried out between October and December 2014, is made up from responses of over 3,000 residents. Blackbox Research claims the survey group to be representative of …

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Checks and balance needed for ISA to prevent abuse by an all-powerful government

Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings, Mr Ho Kwon Ping calls for more checks and balance on the extra-ordinary powers granted by Singapore’s Internal Security Act (ISA). Mr Ho was formerly detained under the ISA in 1977 when he was working as a journalist for writing articles with a pro-Communist slant. In his lecture on security and sustainability, Mr Ho touched on the …

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Dr Tan Cheng Bock: Use mediation, not courts to settle disputes

Former Member of Parliament and candidate for the Presidential Election 2011 , Dr Tan Cheng Bock has commented on the issue between Dr Ting Choon Meng and Mindef involving the infringement of patent rights. In a status update entitled “Singapore Inventors and Patent Rights”, Dr Tan said that he found it sad that the issue has turned sour and legal action was resorted …

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