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君子 or ‘by any means necessary’ approach to politics – do the ends justify the means?

君子 or ‘by any means necessary’ approach to politics – do the ends justify the means?

Click to enlarge The PAP Government pontificate that their approach to politics and Government is that based on a Chinese concept of government by honourable men (junzi), who have a duty to do right for the people, and who have the trust and respect of the population. The Junzi (君子), literally and some would say most appropriately... 

Are all the members of the EBRC really not politically motivated?

Are all the members of the EBRC really not politically motivated?

Click to enlarge Heng Swee Keat said that the committee that reviews Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) is independent and not politically motivated. He was responding to Paul Tambyah who had asked if there was a “good reason” that the EBRC was not completely independent of the Prime Minister’s Office. Heng... 

Will there be a decision on the RTS rail link within the one month extension?

Will there be a decision on the RTS rail link within the one month extension?

I was delighted to read an online summary a few days ago – both countries agreed to an extension of the RTS rail link, without penalty. Wow! This is a change in attitude. Maybe it will lead to a climate of cooperation and friendship between the Singapore and Malaysia. Although the news report euphemistically said that... 



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