Daily Archives: 2018-04-16

The Death of the Singapore Dream

by Benjamin Cheah I grew up on the Singapore Dream. Study hard, get good grades, go to a good school, get a good degree, get a good job. Be a doctor, lawyer, engineer, some high-status PMET with an enviable pay package and guaranteed Central Provident Fund contributions. Then, and only then, will you be successful. What they won’t tell you …

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Poh Soh Kai: “We must learn from history and not myths, history that is grounded in the events and realities of the time”

Former Barisan Sosialis assistant secretary-general and ISA detainee, Dr Poh Soo Kai issued a response to the claim by Minister of Home Affairs and Law, K Shanmugam that Operation Coldstore was mounted on grounds of “national security” at the hearing before the Parliamentary Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods on 29 March 2018, challenging the assertion that he and his …

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Minister Chan encourages SMEs to “fully exploit” opportunities in South-Western China even as world becomes aware of Chinese Accounting Fraud

by Kwok Fangjie While in Chongqing last Thursday (12 Apr), Minster Chan Chun Sing spoke at a seminar organised by the Singapore Business Federation. There, he said that the two countries have made good progress on the Chongqing Connectivity Initiative (CCI), the third project bilateral project after the Suzhou Industrial Park and the Tianjin Eco-city. The former army general said that freight …

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