Are we a democracy?: Dinesh Dayani wrote an article in TRE about a comment made by Leung Chun Ying, Chief Exe...

Dinesh Dayani wrote an article in TRE about a comment made by Leung Chun Ying, Chief Executive of HongKong, ‘Democracy would see poorer people dominate Hong Kong vote.’ In his concluding paragraphs he wrote these: ‘Did the last 10 years benefit all Singaporeans even though we collectively built or accepted the MBS & IR, saw our asset prices balloon and built a whole other financial district during the time? I’m not so sure. What I am sure of however is that we are a democracy. It is in our power if we do not like the direction of where our country is headed.’ Dinesh is sure that we are a democracy and we are in control of our own future unlike HongKong and the reason for the students’ street demonstration. In a way we are, but sometimes we wonder if we are a demoncracy. ‘It is in our power if we do not the direction of where our country is headed.’ Really? Do we like the i...

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