Govt involvement in housing market could cost taxpayers — IDEAS
A central plan by the government to address the issue of affordable housing could lead to losses that may "fall on taxpayers' shoulders", warned the Institute of Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS).
"Although the government's intention is commendable in providing affordable homes to the rakyat, (it should) be careful of not intervening the market directly and creating distortions," IDEAS Senior Fellow Dr Carmelo Ferlito said in a statement today.
Bay Area photography startup Polarr announced this morning that it has raised an $11.5 million Series A. The new round of funding, led by Threshold Ventures with participation from Pear Ventures and Cota Capital, brings the startup’s total funding to around $12.5 million, according to the latest Crunchbase figures. At the moment, the company is […]