Monthly Archives: April 2013

20130428 Minister Lim and his motherhood statements

The PAP is fond of issuing motherhood statements to Singaporeans as if all of us are its children. As if Khaw Boon Wan’s ridiculous statements on losses incurred by the HDB wasn’t enough, here goes Minister Lim Swee Say. http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/s-pore-needs-to-be-future-ready-lim-swee/655158.htmlContinue reading

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20130428 NEA – get the job done and no more excuses please

From: phillip ang Sent: Sunday, April 28, 2013 4:02 PM To: VIVIAN B ; <a title=”chan.wee.lee ; MASAGOS Cc: HDB CHAIRMAN ; <a title=”jayakumar89 ; jjauto ; ken_dxb ; lchertan ; MND PERM SEC ; <a title=”andrew_tan ; news ; … Continue reading

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20130428 HDB – many things very wrong somewhere, not just ECs

It is quite surprising that Minister Khaw had not realised that all is not right with the EC scheme. (“Khaw hints at changes in EC scheme”, CNA 26 Apr) http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/khaw-hints-at-changes-in-ec-scheme/654024.html In fact, there are many things that are very wrong … Continue reading

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Malaysia(ns) boleh

From: phillip ang Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2013 11:33 AM To: TAN CHUAN JIN Cc: bga336 ; choonhock ; cue_liew ; jaya kumar ; <a title=”jjauto ; ken_dxb ; lchertan ; MOT PERM SEC ; <a title=”lui_tuck_yew ; news ; … Continue reading

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PAP – Dominant without being dominating is wishful thinking

I refer to The Straits Times article “PAP: To remain dominant without being dominating”. (Apr 19) Unless Minister Tharman is somehow able to change the fundamental structure of the PAP, remaining dominant without being dominating is wishful thinking. A dominant … Continue reading

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Free pre-peak travel trial a well thought-out scheme?

I refer to CNA article “Public, private sector organisations welcome free pre-peak travel trial”. (16 Apr) http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/public-private-sector-organisations-welc/640062.html The Association of Banks says “many companies in the financial industry already offer staggered work timings”. The LTA scheme therefore will not have … Continue reading

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The $10 million experiment on public transportation

I wrote to MP Janil Puthucheary on 6 March, opining that his proposal for ‘free’ travel was hopeful but unrealistic. Near the end of my letter, I said that “taxpayers end up paying for ‘free travel’”. This is similar to … Continue reading

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20130408 PAP reluctant/unable to resolve real issues

From: phillip ang Sent: Monday, April 08, 2013 3:27 PM To: THEREALSINGAPORE ; <a title=”theonlinecitizen ; TRE ; <a title=”jayakumar89 ; jjauto ; ken_dxb ; lchertan ; STANLEY Subject: 20130408 PAP reluctant/unable to resolve real issues PAP reluctant/unable to resolve … Continue reading

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20130406 Elias CC special parking privileges.

From: phillip ang Sent: Saturday, April 06, 2013 2:56 PM To: LAWRENCE WONG ; <a title="LEE_HSIEN_LOONG Cc: cue_liew ; news ; newseditor ; lchertan ; jaya kumar ; <a title="jiankang ; STANLEY ; <a title="stlocal ; THEREALSINGAPORE ; <a title="theonlinecitizen … Continue reading

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20130321 Minister Lim should experience being a low wage worker

From: phillip ang Sent: Thursday, March 21, 2013 6:17 PM To: PM LEE ; <a title="lim_swee_say Cc: AMY KHOR ; <a title="bga336 ; bokkoh ; BTMAH ; <a title="chunsing ; CHARLES CHONG ; <a title="showmao.chen ; choonhock ; CIVIL SERVICE … Continue reading

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