Tag Archives: Delusion

LEE HSIEN LOONG CRITICISMS ANGER CHINA: DELUSIONAL CLOWN OR PRINCIPLED STATESMAN?

Lee Hsien Loong has angered China with his veiled but public criticism of the giant's actions in the South China seas. Why did Lee choose to chide a major economic and military power so publicly instead of quietly working behind the scenes - considering that this issue is driven by very strong Chinese nationalist undercurrents? Why does he and Vivian Balakrishnan think that a small little red dot like Singapore should be so vocal on this issue?

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USING HDB LEASE BUYBACK SCHEME TO RETIRE IS A DELUSION?

Our public housing is one of the most expensive public housing in the world – measured by price to income ratio. A lot of people use a lot of their CPF for housing that may leave them with not very much CPF for retirement. “experts have warned that house prices are likely to be volatile” (In Singapore, house prices took about 14 years to recover from 1996 to 2010). So, is the HDB Lease Buyback scheme a possible solution for most retirees, when they need to retire?

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