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UN Resolution and the Rule of Law

By: Chua Chin Leng The UN recently passed a resolution telling the Israelis to vacate the occupied land belonging to the Palestinians. The US abstained and the resolution was passed by 14 votes to nil. Now, is this resolution now a law, an international law, a law passed by the UN? This resolution is not…

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Terrex – Who bullies who?

By: Chua Chin Leng Many commentators have responded angrily that China reacted and seized the Terrex APVs. Many simply pointed the fingers at China as a bully, a super power bullying the peesai of the world. Just think carefully at the two words, ‘reacted’ and ‘peesai’. Peesai is quite easy to understand, an insignificantly little…

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CPF: A radical rethink?

By: Goh Meng Seng CPF was supposed to be meant for retirement financing but in the end, it becomes some sort of “piggy bank” for PAP as well as Singaporeans for many purposes. First, PAP allowed you to use CPF to buy properties. Most Singaporeans are happy with such arrangement as they feel that they…

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Terrex the Jialat Ministers

By: Goh Meng Seng I believe many people may be wow or fooled by Defence Minister Ng’s exclamation that it is “illegal” for HK to impound our Terrex by the argument of “sovereign rights” over these war vehicles but anyone with that bit of common sense will see through the fallacy of such naive and…