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SEEING RED WITH THE RAIDS

In the aftermath of his surprise defeat at the recent general elections, Najib has much more to worry about than just his political standing. The new government, headed by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has since opened investigations into the 1MDB scandal, and police have…

SO CLOSE YET SO FAR

Uh-oh, what happened now? North Korea cancelled its highly anticipated talks with South Korea two hours before the two nations were scheduled to meet on May 16. The last-minute cancellation by North Korea was to protest the joint military drills between the US and…

CPF SET ASIDE… FOR RETIREMENT ONLY?

President Halimah Yacob pressed a raw nerve during her parliament address last week, suggesting CPF reforms that are based on Walter Theseira’s research. Walter Theseira is an economist at Singapore University of Social Sciences who called for the prevention of the usage of CPF…

SINGAPORE COURTING MORE CONTEMPT

Singaporean activist Jolovan Wham is facing charges for contempt of court over a Facebook post alleging that Malaysia’s judges are “more independent than Singapore’s for cases with political implications”. A member of the Singapore Democratic Party, John Tan, has since received the same charge…