Why WP Raeesah Khan must provide information for police investigation

WP Raeesah Khan must provide information to police for a proper investigation to be carried out on her allegation of the police's mishandling of a sexual assault case. This is because she made the allegation in a place no less than Parliament where every word is on record.

Not to carry out an investigation is to allow a record to stand unchallenged. If police are innocent, this record will be an unfair and unjust permanent stain on the police. If police had indeed mishandled the case as she alleged, an investigation will allow the due disciplinary process to follow. This is important to maintain the high standard of integrity and trust in the Police.



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Ho Ching

For our old folks, the third booster will help to drastically reduce their risk of getting infected in the first place. It also reduces their risks of dying from covid to the risks of dying from flu. Meeting the virus will mostly help to test and make our immune response even stronger. So what does not kill us will make us stronger, said Mdm Ho Ching.  "So we don't need to fear the virus - it's a question of sooner or later, and nothing to fear if we have been vaccinated."



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PHV driver

Despite the challenges that she has faced as a freelancer, Angeline, a PHV driver, chose this path as it offers her flexibility. She looks forward to the day she can provide a better life for herself and her son.

In spite of the challenges, Angeline has been very resilient and resourceful. As part of the National Private Hire Vehicles Association (NPHVA), she qualified for some grants that are aimed at helping freelancers tide through this difficult period. The Self-Employed Person Income Relief Scheme (SIRS) paid out $3,000 a month for 3 months as part of the Supplementary Budget 2020. This helped to cover Angeline’s car rental which is roughly $100 a day. The COVID-19 Driver Relief Dun (CDRF) is also paying her $10 a day over 2 months and then $5 over the last month. 



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lawrence wong

The decision to tighten restrictions temporarily was a very difficult one to make and one that the government did not make lightly.

With the temporary restrictions, the government will be focused on 2 priorities: to stabilise healthcare protocols including the new protocol for people to recover at home, and to augment our healthcare capacity by bringing in more medical centres to deal with the much larger volume of daily cases of as high as 5000.

Augmenting our hospital capacity is not just a matter of increasing the number of medical centres and facilities, it's also about medical personnel. The SAF has been roped in to help.



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panasonic

The news of Panasonic closing its factory in Singapore goes to show the importance of staying open and competitive.

NTUC and the United Workers of Electronics and Electrical Industries (UWEEI) union will support the affected workers and help them find new jobs. After the announcement on Thursday, several union leaders and industrial relations officers were at the Panasonic plants to speak with the affected workers.



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