Japan versus Singapore: Why our economic direction is unsustainable

Our ruling party has basically put our economy on an unsustainable path. We have grown our economy basically by population expansion. This cannot go on indefinitely. There will come a stage when we cannot reclaim any more land (at risk of breaching international waters) and our population cannot grow anymore.

Wall Street versus Main Street: Singaporeans are facing the same problems

The common folk are demanding more democracy, and more pro-active government to manage the excess of capitalism. They are also fighting against corporate greed and the concentration of undue economic and political power in the hands of a few corporate tyrants.

What Everyone Is Too Polite to Say About Steve Jobs

(Source) In the days after Steve Jobs’ death, friends and colleagues have, in customary fashion, been sharing their fondest memories of the Apple co-founder. He’s been hailed as “a genius” and “the greatest CEO of his generation” by pundits and tech journalists. But a great man’s reputation can withstand a full accounting. And, truth be… Continue reading

No use saying sorry to people during polls, says Malaysia PM Najib

By Yuen Meikeng The Star/Asia News Network Monday, Oct 03, 2011 KUALA LUMPUR — Barisan Nasional should not be afraid to admit its mistakes and must work to correct them, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. Najib, who is Barisan chairman, said there was no use apologising to the people during the general… Continue reading