Thursday, 17 September 2015

Ten reflections on GE 2015

On Cooling-off Day, a good friend invited me to lunch with a group of eminent Singaporeans. I decided to use them as a focus group and asked them to predict whether the PAP’s popular vote would go up or down.

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Chinese American scientists reveal agony of being accused by US of passing secrets to China as charges are dropped

Two Chinese American scientists who were indicted by the United States for spying only to see their charges abruptly abandoned spoke out Tuesday against the ordeal they had been put through.

Chinese firms accused of theft sue for defamation

Two Singaporean men are being sued for defamation after allegedly claiming that three Chinese companies and two executives had embezzled state-owned assets in China.

The suit is being brought by Qingdao Bohai Construction Group, Qingjian Group, its Singapore subsidiary Qingjian Realty, and Chinese nationals Du Bo and Yuan Hongjun.

Monday, 14 September 2015

US prosecutors drop fraud charges against professor accused of offering secret technology to China

Federal prosecutors sought to dismiss charges on Friday against a Temple University physics professor who was accused of scheming to provide secret US technology to China after being confronted with statements from physicists that investigators had misunderstood the technology.