12 Jan '17, 7am

Will it be a case of One Country, Different Standards? #china #terrex #singapore

TL;DR – Ohhh. China agrees with us about sovereign immunity The saga of our nine Terrexes has been going on for a while. Many people have said many things about it, from our Ambassador-at-Large, Mr Bilahari Kausikan, to our political leaders. But after all those many things that have been said, after all the different things that have been done, we still don’t know when (or if) we will get back our Terrexes. And oh, in case you’re wondering, those nine Terrexes cost us S$30 million. Why go through HK? Cos we are financially prudent Would we have avoided all of this if we didn’t use commercial carriers to ship those Terrexes? Maybe. But, according to Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister of Defence, we don’t actually have transport ships of the requisite scale and capability to ship all our military equipment without using commercial carriers. Sure. We can invest in those capability. But...

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