Month: November 2011

East Asian stability at risk if US trashes its defence budget

Written by Ng E-Jay 24 November 2011 Yesterday, it was reported that the United States is inching towards deep and unprecedented cuts to its defence budget after the “Supercommittee of 12“, comprising both Republic and Democrat legislators, failed to arrive at a mutually agreeable solution to the nation’s worsening deficits. If this political stalemate is […]

What is Happiness?

The happiness of a people is not increased or reduced by comparing it to another country. It does not make an unhappy person happy by just asking him to look at a person who is worse off. Each country and its people have their own unique circumstances. The government should find out what makes a citizen unhappy and try to find a solution to it.