Daily Archives: 2018-04-06

Singapore has 3rd most transparent government in Asia according to public perception

World Justice Project (WJP) has released its report on the measurement of government openness based on the general public’s experiences and perceptions worldwide, placing Singapore the 28th countries in  the world. The WJP Open Government Index presents aggregated scores and rankings as well as individual scores for each of the four dimensions of government openness. The first is publicized laws and government data, …

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Tale of 2 NTU Profs: One gets tenure while the other doesn’t

Associate Professor Kumar Ramakrishna from the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at Nanyang Technological Univerity (NTU) wrote an opinion piece published in Straits Times on Wednesday (‘Operation Coldstore and the perils of academic misinformation’, 4 Apr). He defended the government’s position with regard to Operation Coldstore in 1963 while at the same time trying to discredit Dr PJ Thum. …

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