An online voting system is better at preventing fraud

Many people distrust online voting system. They think that it can be manipulated. This is the wrong thinking. Any system can be manipulated. There are ways to manage this risk and control the manipulation. I explain in this post how the control can be exercised:These...

Can ASEAN be relevant?

PM Lee is the current chair of ASEAN. He will relinquish this seat by rotation at the end of 2018.As the chair, he has the opportunity to make ASEAN more relevant. He could ask ASEAN to step in and find a solution to the territorial dispute between Singapore and...

Introducing Flores, in Indonesia

I was in Bali two months ago. There were many touts selling tour packages at inflated prices. I declined them.Later, I went to a booth selling the packages. The young man had curly hair and is quite dark - does not look like an ordinary Indonesian.He was friendly,...

A manual voting system has many risks of fraud

Many people fear that electronic voting system could be abused by the people in charge. They prefer a manual voting system. There are not aware that a manual voting system has more risks. Here are the risks:a) It is easy for corrupt election officials to stuff the...

WOTC – Commission rates on life insurance policies

I asked this question in the Wisdom of the Crowd:Should MAS set control the commission rates paid on life insurance policies?Here are the responses: (51 Votes)29 % - Leave it to the market.29 % - Set caps on the maximum commission that can be paid.24 % - Require the...