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Will there be a new flood of FTs and bloodshed of locals in finance industry?

Will there be a new flood of FTs and bloodshed of locals in finance industry?

Bloomberg published a news article yesterday (14 Feb) saying that the government will now allow foreign takeovers of Singapore’s three finance companies, as part of wider industry changes. The 3 affected finance companies are: Hong Leong Finance, Sing Investments & Finance and Singapura Finance. Foreign institutions... 

Workers Party opposed the PE (Amendment) Bill

Workers Party opposed the PE (Amendment) Bill

Sylvia Lim * Presidential Elections (Amendment) Bill – Speech by Sylvia Lim in Parliament on 6th Feb 2017. Madam Speaker, In November last year, Parliament debated the Constitution Amendment Bill which provided for the Presidency to continue to be an Elected office and for Presidential elections to be reserved for ethnic... 

Why is the government so inconsistent about minority representation?

Why is the government so inconsistent about minority representation?

How is it that when it comes to the presidency, they tell us that we need to ensure minority-race representation, but they do not have the same requirements for the prime ministership? And while they created the GRC precisely to have minority-race representation, Chan Chun Sing now says there is no need to hold a by-election... 

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