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Property: The hypocrisy of it all

Property: The hypocrisy of it all

I refer to Miss Chua Mui Hong’s article Straits Times Singapore, 20 Apr, 2010, Tuesday titled Property: Do something drastic or do nothing? (http://www.asiaone.com/Business/My%2BMoney/Property/Story/A1Story20100420-211365.html)   Jowett & O’Donnell defines “propaganda” like this: “Propaganda is the deliberate,... 

Why Mah Bow Tan’s policy of high HDB flat prices is wrong

Why Mah Bow Tan’s policy of high HDB flat prices is wrong

By Richard Lu What sets Singapore apart from all the First World capitals (and countries) and Hong Kong in particular is the very successful public housing program which has been the envy of many countries.  Perhaps Mr. Mah Bow Tan should be reminded of the history of the HDB. The HDB was tasked with the responsibility of providing... 

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