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…


A $75 flight to a land of paradise

By: Leong Sze Hian I was in Langkawi from 12 to 15 February and spoke to about 10 people about life in general. In particular, I talked to a taxi driver who had worked in Singapore for about six years before returning to Langkawi. He said although he earns much less now as a taxi…