Singapore Government investments de-linked from CPF funds

IN ‘CPF finances: Clarity needed to clear the cloud of confusion’ (ST, Sept 20), Ms Chua Mui Hoong questioned whether the CPF provides a cheap source of funds for the Government’s investments. Subsequent Forum letters also raised the matter of how the return on CPF funds is calculated, and what constitutes a fair return. The […]

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CIA Cryptonyms

After watching The Bourne Ultimatum‘s use of the code BLACKBRIAR on ECHELON, I looked up the following CIA cryptonyms. Operations and Projects APPLE ARTICHOKE: Anti-interrogation project. Precursor to MKULTRA. AQUATONE: Lockheed U-2 Spy Plane Project BIRCH BLUEBIRD: mind control program CHALICE: Lockheed U-2 Spy Plane Project CHATTER CHERRY: Covert assassination / destabilization operation during Vietnam […]

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