Daily Archives: 2016-04-09

Budget Debate 2016: Cutting Through the Fog
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By Chris Kuan The Straits Times reported that 10 out of 26 MPs who spoke during the Parliamentary Budget debate on 4 April 2016 repeatedly called for cautious spending. They expressed concerns that the healthy balance sheet, which projects a surplus of $3.45 Read More

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The Attorney-General — What’s His Job?
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By Tan Wah Piow   When the public disapproves of the government’s heavy-handed action against an individual critic, the blame is often leveled at the Prime Minister, or his ministers. At times the court too comes under criticism. But a post which has Read More

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Interview with Jason Soo, Director of 1987: Untracing the Conspiracy
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by Yee Kai We speak to Jason Soo, whose new film is about Operation Spectrum, more commonly known as the ‘Marxist Conspiracy’, where 22 people were detained for allegedly plotting to establish a Marxist state in 1987. Jason’s past films include a short Read More

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