Courts in Singapore come under scrutiny

That’s the title of a great piece in last Tuesday’s International Herald Tribune. Do read it, a landmark case where a Canadian Court of Appeal is set to determine the fairness and impartiality of Singapore’s judicial system. Stay tuned, what they unearth during the entire trial will be quite interesting. Besides, we Singaporeans generally only respond to economic incentives, pressures or impulses. This commercial dispute … Continue reading Courts in Singapore come under scrutiny

Singapore Elections Key Points

The People’s Action Party (PAP) will form our Government with 66.6% of the vote. The opposition won 33.3% of the vote. i.e. they have the support of 1 in 3 Singaporeans. However, our first past the post voting system ensures that 1/3 of the vote only garners them 2 out of 84 seats in Parliament, or 2.38%. This is a huge disjoint between popular support … Continue reading Singapore Elections Key Points