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The Colour of the Money Bribing You is White on White.

Last Sunday Mr Murali Pillai, the People’s Action Party (PAP) candidate for the Bukit Batok by-election, unveiled a $1.9 million value infrastructure plan for the SMC that can only be implemented if he were to be elected on May 7.  1,133 more words


Budget 2016: Stuck in a Car in the Fog. Who to Ask for Directions?

Since 2012 I have pointed out, repeatedly, that the Singapore Budget presentation gives a deeply misleading picture of the Government’s finances. I have written innumerable times on how the Budget does not follow the best practice set down in the  IMF guidelines. 1,506 more words



Yesterday I wrote about the #WeAreMajulah team. A group of cynics trying to whip up Nationalist fervour by jumping on the bandwagon of the #JeSuisCharlie  movement that sprung up as a result of the Paris Charlie Hebdo attacks. 1,908 more words

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JBJ. Doing It All Now

He was always a stud fielder. Now in the last week, his bat has come alive.

Yesterday he had 5 hits (2 hrs, 3 doubles), 5 runs, and 7 RBI. 63 more words


Flash forward.

2087 Fringe production manager Anthony Condello IV: “Hi everybody and welcome to the Venue Technician orientation meeting for the 100th annual Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival. It’s great to see the faces of so many returning technicians along with those of you that will be techs for the first time.” 565 more words

Winnipeg Fringe Festival

Day 16 - A day of gratitude.

And just like that, it all comes to an end. The last shows are going up as I write this, the beer tent and patio are serving up the last of their amber liquid until 10:30, and crews and staff will start tearing down the 2015 edition of the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre festival tonight and continue for the rest of the week. 309 more words

Winnipeg Fringe Festival

Day 15 - Waiting for the last of the lasts

The weekend is upon us, and exhaustion is setting in. Actually exhaustion set in on Monday and now we’ve got that adrenaline rush that comes with a second wind. 359 more words

Winnipeg Fringe Festival