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Is the grass really greener on the other side ?

Is the grass really greener on the other side ?

By Lim Yii Tong, Guest Columnist During our usual weekend get-together at my mother-in-law’s place at Yong Peng (Malaysia), there will invariably be heated discussions on politics by relatives from both sides of the causeway. The usual Singaporean complaint about rising costs, ERPs and influx of foreigners seems more... 

The Road To Singapore Is Paved With Good Intentions

The Road To Singapore Is Paved With Good Intentions

Ran across Dr. William Fang’s column on Wednesday, the one titled, Two shining examples of the judiciary: HK, Singapore.  Fang has a reason for praising Singapore in particular — prior to the Taiwanese presidential elections, then-KMT-candidate Ma Ying-jeou suggested undemocratic Singapore was a model worthy of... 

The Political Opening Up—Is it for Real?

The Political Opening Up—Is it for Real?

By Catherine Lim For the first time in the political history of Singapore, the PAP Government is not only unambiguously stating that the political process is ripe for change and evolution, but is actually backing up the statement with a flurry of measures. Of these, the one that has generated most interest and discussion is... 



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