Monthly Archives: July 2019

Hardest truth: Public housing is subsidised by …. flat buyers, not government

Subsidised public housing in Singapore is …. BS.   The cost of subsidy would have to be borne by thePAP government for selling HDB flats at a ‘loss’. There isn’t any.   The ‘loss’ incurred comes from the inclusion of … Continue reading

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Investments can pock kai no issue to GIC, $15 billion guaranteed CPF inflow for GIC annually

GIC manages more than S$400 billion in CPF monies. Thanks to PAP’s constant tweaking of CPF rules, GIC receives about $15 billion in net contributions annually. Besides increase in CPF, GIC also manages additional billions in tax dollars set aside … Continue reading

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Who is George Yeo to lecture Hong Kongers on politics after losing a GRC?

George: ” … Hong Kongers “need to work with Chief Executive Carrie Lam, even if they do not like her.” Hmm … is CEO Carrie Lam indispensable to Hong Kongers? Who is George to lecture Hong Kongers – who are … Continue reading

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AirAsia profitable, Scoot blames losses on business cycle

SIA will not  hold Scoot’s management accountable for losses.  Instead, billions will be spent on acquiring new planes to help management turn a profit.  (“Scoot taking 16 new fuel-efficient Airbus 321neos to add capacity and grow profits“) ST: “In the … Continue reading

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Temasek must stop misleading Singaporeans on Ho Ching’s performance

Ho Ching was appointed Executive Director (= CEO) of Temasek in May 2002. For more than a decade, Ho has been credited with Temasek’s unverifiable and unbelievable performance. Attempting to credit Ho in 2013, Temasek claimed that newer investments made … Continue reading

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GIC needs a miracle for investments like Nirlon

Without a miracle, Nirlon will be another loser for GIC. GIC has overpaid massively for Nirlon, ie the potential for gains has been wiped out after paying a 400% price increase from a year earlier. Dividends over the last 5 … Continue reading

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Singapore’s $1 trillion reserves may be fake news

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Are PHI patients receiving subsidy or subsidising MOH?

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Minister Gan could not reply to my queries, Singaporeans scammed by ‘subsidised’ public healthcare system

In 2014, I highlighted to then Health Minister Gan that “20140820 Privatised public healthcare costs detrimental to citizens“. Gan of course could not reply to some in the face questions, eg why did MOH purchase  paracetamol at overinflated prices? On … Continue reading

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Polyclinic part of ‘conveyor belt’ public healthcare system, uses mostly made in India generic drugs

(Comment on our screwed up public healthcare system by regular contributor on social media.) Rabble-rouser: July 13, 2019 at 7:27 pm Subsidies & fees in Public Health [PH] system aren’t representative nor are consistent with market pricing mechanism from the … Continue reading

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