Tag Archives: politics

Will the wind of change ever blow our way?

In the aftermath of GE2105, there have been numerous rationalisations/justifications on why Singaporeans voted for suicide. No credible opposition. Election carrots. Last-minute jitters. Sympathy votes for a dead dictator. Take your pick. I’m not going to pretend to be an expert and offer a detailed analysis of voting patterns because I don’t want to be… Read More »

You’re running ministries, not the military

Lee Hsien Loong’s thinking in managing his team of ministers is, sadly, a reflection of his military background. “Negligent or dishonest ministers will be sacked but ministers who do not perform well despite their best efforts will be moved to a less demanding portfolio, or, if necessary, phased out discreetly,” he said. But he added… Read More »