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This is a fair request for a greater view of how Singapore is to be governed.

The following speech was delivered by Mr Viswa Sadasivan, Nominated Member of Parliament at the parliamentary sitting today, July 19 2010. For reasons we all know, the media has chosen to brush aside his speech which was responded to by … Continue reading

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[SG Politics] Changes in SG political engagement?

Am intrigued about the proposals that are to be put forward by the establishment about some changes in how politics and government functions in Singapore. I think Chok Tong is clever in putting the “hints” out, but I think there … Continue reading

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[Singapore] Open Government and Open Parliament

I posted a very cynical comment but there is a bigger issue at play. There has never been any degree of transparency in the government, despite of what they keep saying. We need all of these: a) Pass a Freedom … Continue reading

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[SG Politics] Bringing politicians into the 21st century

I am deeply disappointed with the comments by Mr Liu Tuck Yew, a senior minister of state at the Singapore Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts, who on February 4th, said among other things, “Contrary to what some may … Continue reading

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Congratulations President Obama!

Later today, Barack Hussein Obama will be sworn in as the 44th president of the United States of America. As a Singaporean, all I can say is congratulations on this amazing journey. There are lots of hopes pinned on your … Continue reading

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