Author Archives: Ghui

    The Government sending out confused and contradictory messages
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Honestly, it is like the government does not have a clue of what it actually wants to achieve. Of course I am sure that that is not the intention but I am not altogether convinced that they understand the mixed and confused signals Read More

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    PAP – A party of institutionalised sexism
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    The People’s Action Party (PAP) has had a history of treating men and women unequally. Perhaps this is in part due to the fact that it evolved in a time period where men and women did play different roles in society. But the Read More

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    Misleading headlines by mainstream media on SUSS Marriage and Baby Bonus Scheme
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    I really don’t understand how The New Paper (TNP) can title their article “Thumbs up for the SUSS’ marriage and baby bonus offer” when Associate Professor Daniel Goh, a sociologist from NUS, who was interviewed for the article called the offer “a wonderful gesture” Read More

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    Rejecting request by Benjamin Davis for deferral of NS too rigid an application of the rules?
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    It would appear that Singaporean youngster and footballer may have to wave goodbye to his dream of being the first Singaporean to play in the English Premier League (EPL) because his application for deferment of his national service (NS) has been denied. This Read More

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    Having children and getting married have nothing to do with studying
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    It would appear that the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) will be offering free modules to part time students who marry or have children during their course of study. While I understand Singapore’s desperate push to encourage more babies,  I wonder if this Read More

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    Confluence of Najib’s corruption and the peoples’ anger that eventually brought UMNO down.
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    The recent elections across the causeway has caused a great flurry of commentaries in our nation state. Netizens, political watchers and certain academics were quick to point out the similarities between Singapore and Malaysia and warning the PAP that the end was nigh Read More

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    AGC filing for an order of committal for Jolovan Wham is a massive overreaction
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    It would appear that the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) has filed for an order of committal against activist Jolovan Wham for contempt of court. Personally, I think that is a massive overreaction given that I don’t really think that his comments constituted contempt Read More

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    The irony of investing $25 million into cannabis research
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    As Singapore announces a new $25-million Synthetic Biology Research and Development (R&D) programme to study the sustainable production of medicinal cannabinoids, 6 youths have been arrested for the possession of cannabis. While the new research programme into cannabinoids is hailed as groundbreaking science which will Read More

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    Is there is an concerted attempt to increase government revenue?
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Judging from the recent announcements, it would appear as if the government is on a spree to increase the taxes and costs of everything. Perhaps it is nothing but pure coincidence but I wonder if there is an concerted attempt to increase government Read More

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    Singapore and Malaysia’s relationship goes beyond the personalities of the Lees and Mahathir
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Relations between Singapore and Malaysia have been tetchy of late. With the drama of the “are we or are we not going ahead with the High Speed Rail (HSR) project” to the “we will not sell you water tit for tat”, there’s been Read More

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