Budget 2018

Heng Swee Keat on Singapore’s Next PM

Minister Heng Swee Keat and the next Prime Minister of Singapore Minister Heng Swee Keat, who is recovering from a stroke which almost took his life, shared interesting perspectives on the country’s leadership in a recent interview. However he declined (unsurprisingly) to comment on who would be the next Prime Minister of Singapore. Instead, according […]

A legion of keyboard warriors

We’re really not a very nice bunch of people. I’ve touched on this before, not too long ago in fact. We spoke about those in our society that lead really deprived lives and take to the internet to troll and hurl insults from behind a computer screen. Everyone’s entitled to their own opinions and yeah […]

SGBudget2016 – translated

We wanted to localize and simplify the Budget 2016 Announcement Pointers, and chanced upon this rather imaginative and accurate article which gave us a chuckle. It made us understand Budget 2016 better, so we think yeah, it did its’ job. Check it out >> HOW OTHERS MIGHT HAVE DELIVERED #BUDGET2016 Minister for Finance, Mr Heng Swee Keat gave his […]

Why does the MOE spend $350m on foreign students?

There are online questions asking why the Ministry of education spends $350 million a year on foreign students in Singapore’s education system. Is it true the government cares only about foreigners, and ignore the welfare of Singaporeans? The MOE’s operating budget MOE’s budget for 2014 is $11 billion. This is for the sole purpose of […]