15 Apr '11, 6am

Mah Bow Tan warns against WP's housing plan. Because he did such a good job with our housing market. #sgelections

WKS and MBT’s basic arguments is summed up as “Where is the monies from”, “no free lunch” Oppositions : “From the huge profits from land sales and privatizations. How many billions have been squeezed from people? Ex-president Ong Teng Cheong has wanted to use these hoarded privatization and land sale profits to relief the people from over-taxing and profiteering by the government but he was not given the cooperation despite his attempts to find out how much are such hoarded profits. Oppositions could easily look into how many billions already hoarded and get the government to get real and start governing the countries for the good of the people. The other source of monies which can be put to good use for the people – ministers’ over-paid bonuses and salaries and retirements which came easily to billions. These monies were self-reward based on some conflicts of interests an...

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channelnewsasia.com 14 Apr '11, 8am

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channelnewsasia.com 16 Apr '11, 8am

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