22 Apr '11, 8pm

(TTR) Mah Bow Tan is so Disappointing

MBT’s charge that WP’s proposals are dangerous was given front page coverage in the ST on Thursday, April 21 with three prominent bullet points (directly below the headline) while WP’s LTK’s rebuttal of MBT was given less prominence in the ST of April 22 (on page A11). Let’s look at each bullet point in MBT’s arguments. (1) He (MBT) says party’s (WP’s) housing ideas will drive HDB values down. HDB prices, for new or resale flats, are high due to many PAP government policies (e.g. massive influx of foreigners, long length of time to fulfill applications to buy new HDB flats, eligibility criteria to buy HDB flats, pricing of new HDB flats, transfer pricing in sale of land from Singapore Land Authority to HDB, etc.), some of which were apparently uncoordinated and not well thought through. WP’s ideas appear to have been put forth to make new HDB flats affordable (by linking t...

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