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Roy Ngerng (鄞義林) writes on social issues and equality. He was named a Human Rights Defender by the United Nations and believes that human rights and social justice will enable fairer, happier, and more compassionate societies.
The Singapore government's sovereign wealth fund can be shown to be consistently dishonest over whether it has access to national pension funds.
Behind a furor over gender inequity in the state disability scheme lies government profiteering.
Singapore's prime minister arguably has less to deal with than his fellow national and municipal leaders, so why is he paid such astounding sums?
SCL Group, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, and other related companies and individuals have several connections with Singapore.
Taiwan has outgrown its current economic strategy and needs to move up the value chain to become more like the Nordic countries and the Netherlands.
Taiwan’s social welfare system stands out – it just doesn't feel like it because low wages make the benefits look insufficient.
Democratic societies like Taiwan can still fall victim to an authoritarian corporate environment.
The root of low wages is inequality, and at the root of inequality lies cronyism and closely held corporate control.
In the first of a 5 part series, Justin Hugo looks at how statistics suggesting the Asian Tiger economies have caught up with their Scandinavian counterparts mask a more sobering wage-based reality.