Are our TV channels better or worse than our print media – to deserve Singapore’s 151st Press Freedom ranking in the world?
Roy Ngerng’s analysis shows that Singapore’s top ranking in the Human Capital Index may arguably, not be what it seems to indicate – once you delve into the details?
The Human Capital Index measures an entirely different set of outcomes, compared to the Inequality Index
The latest data may indicate a continuing, worsening of the decreasing prices of HDB ethnic quota and older flats?
The Inequality Index puts Singapore as the last in the world for ‘progressivity of taxation’. Is it because we tax the most, spend the least and horde the most?
The ‘refute’ of the Inequality Index’s 149th bottom 10 ranking for Singapore, does not hold water
Our poicies are fueling greater inequality, not reducing it!
Are we, arguably, so afraid of losing power, that we forget what is undemocratic, unfair, unjust, etc?
Is ‘fair comment, in the public interest’ sometimes called out as ‘fake news’?
Public institutions should stop giving selective statistics, as it is arguably in a sense like ‘fake news’ or ‘propaganda’ which may only further undermine the already diluted trust of the public in our public institutions