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Paul Tambyah: Budget Needs to Take Care of the Have-Nots

Paul Tambyah: Budget Needs to Take Care of the Have-Nots

Good evening all, I would like to thank Sze Hian and MARUAH for inviting me to speak at this event. Firstly I would like to clarify that I am speaking in my own personal capacity as an activist and politician and NOT as a representative of the University and the hospital. I hope that the Independent can take note of that as... 

Dr Chee: Leaders stride forth and lead, not wait to be picked

Dr Chee: Leaders stride forth and lead, not wait to be picked

​JUDGING BY THE by the pronouncements of some of our ministers, you would be forgiven to think that the great Age of Enlightenment à la Descarte, Spinoza, and Hume is upon us, that the thaw of our island’s authoritarian frost is come. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat tells the Economic Society of Singapore: “What... 

Dr Chee: Spot the difference

Dr Chee: Spot the difference

REMEMBER HOW THE leadership in the erstwhile Soviet Union was passed from Leonid Brezhnev to Yuri Andropov to Konstantin Chernenko to Mikhail Gorbachev? Each change of the leader was accompanied by much pomp and circumstance – and not little anticipation. Here’s how the New York Times described one of the changeovers:... 

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