Daily Archives: 2017-06-07

Former GIC Chief Economist: Just worried that SPF may be inadequately resourced to keep up its excellent work
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Below is a response written by former GIC economist Yeoh Lam Keong on Facebook to the statement issued by the Singapore Police Force on Tuesday against his earlier comment that the lack of community policing had resulted in the Little India Riot in 2013. Read More

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President hopeful struggles to speak Malay, but who cares?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

62-year-old, Mr Mohamed Salleh Marican, the founder and chief executive officer of Second Chance Properties had earlier collected his application form on Monday (5 June) for the upcoming Presidential Election in September to assess his qualification prior to the nomination day, signifying that Read More

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Public hospitals should not be in the business of medical tourism
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

Singapore tops in medical tourism I refer to the article “Singapore tops for medical tourism, but rivals catching up quickly” (Straits Times, Jun 6). Most expensive in Asian countries? It states that “According to data from a medical tourism index released last month, Read More

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‘Risk-off’ sentiment prevails ahead of UK election
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets With several major political and economic events dominating market movements, traders are positioning themselves for rising volatility this Thursday and Friday. The three major events on 8th and 9th June are: UK general election (GBP, EUR, FTSE 100, Read More

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Lack of community policing or alcohol, the major contributing cause to Little India Riot?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

On Monday (5 June), Yeoh Lam Keong, Former GIC Chief Economist and academic at the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP), in response to an article about how budget cuts to UK security might have a part in the recent terrorist Read More

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