HDB and the $1,000-a-Month Wage-Earner

I’m sure nobody has been surprised by the recent flurry of posts and articles attributed to the remarks made by Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. His claim seems, by many, to be removed from reality. To be fair, their calculations are quite correct, for the defined groups that meet their criteria. Yes, if you qualify [...]

Housing Affordability in Singapore - Alternative Solutions

News from the past year or so has been abuzz with talk about the affordability (or more appropriately, the lack thereof) of housing in Singapore. At this point, further discussion of this would be comparable to an act of sadistic equine necrophilia… in other words, flogging a dead horse. But to recap, having to service [...]