Monthly Archives: February 2014

20140207 ST editor Warren Fernandez’s Swiss standard differs from Goh Chok Tong’s

“Big lessons from a little Swiss Alpine resort” by Warren Fernandez, ST editor, reflects the bubble he lives in. link Warren says that in 1984, ”government leaders set their sights only on reaching the levels the Swiss enjoyed at that … Continue reading

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20140205 NMP Gerald Giam should not accept Health Minister’s nonsensical reply

Health Minister Gan’s long winded parliamentary reply did not answer NMP Gerald Giam’s question. Gerald Giam: “Are public hospitals still marketing their international patient services to foreigners because these would naturally add to the bed crunch as well?” Parliament will … Continue reading

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20140204 Times have changed, NS status quo must go

Male Singaporeans are required to serve full time National Service (NS) for 2 years. This is followed by another 10 “work years” up to the age of 40/50 depending on one’s rank. In today’s harsh economic environment, NS obligations work … Continue reading

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20140202 The case against CASE as Singapore’s consumer watchdog

I refer to Yahoo article “CASE complaints hit all time high in 2013” link and CNA muted article “Consumer complaints on the rise in S’pore, says CASE”. link Both articles do not offer an in depth analysis of what has … Continue reading

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