Intern-al affairs

Seen the video of the intern getting attacked? Shocking isn’t it? In modern Singapore even! As an intern, it’s even more shocking to hear that not only the victim did not retaliate, but he also had to endure such treatments for a measly salary! I am curious how did he not realise that something was […]

Tough action against Malaysian protestors: Too harsh or well-deserved?

The whip has been unleashed, and it’s not a pretty outcome. It was recently reported that out of the 21 Malaysians who were arrested for participating in the May 8 and 11 protests at Merlion Park against the Malaysian election results, three of them will be sent packing back up north. One of them was […]

Budget 2013

Budget 2013: Take a step back and look around

All this talk about the Budget 2013 has made it very hard to actually take a step back and evaluate Singapore’s budget priorities. As we all know, there’s a big difference between what government officials declare and what they actually do. Often-times it’s not because they don’t want to do what they promised, but because […]