Increasing costs of living in Singapore eradicates already stingy government transfers

By: Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Income inequality in Singapore lowest in a decade, monthly household income grows but at slower rate” (Straits Times, Feb 17). It states that “Income inequality in Singapore last year was the lowest in a decade, statistics released by the Government on Thursday (Feb 16) showed. The…

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Would Singapore be renamed Syonan To?

By: Chua Chin Leng Below are a few paragraph from Tan Wah Piow in London on the naming of a new Singapore War Museum. ‘I was about to release a photo essay on my visit to the London Imperial War Museum on Sunday when I saw the news about a Singapore museum to be launched…

Ban on election advertising – Heads I win, tails you lose?

It was reported yesterday (16 Feb) that the police have issued stern warnings to individuals for breaching election advertising ban on Cooling-Off Day (6 May 2016) and Polling Day (7 May 2016) during the Bt Batok by-election last year. In particular, the police issued warnings to the editors running TISG news site. “The prohibition of election…