Iswaran charged, will return salary and allowance, focus on clearing his name

iswaran charged will return salary and allowance focus on clearing his name

Former Minister for Transport, S Iswaran appeared in court yesterday (18 Jan 2024). 27 charges were filed against him. On 16 January 2024, Mr Iswaran wrote to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to resign as a Cabinet Minister and as a member of the People’s Action Party (PAP). He also resigned as Member of Parliament […]

Ministerial statement on money laundering: how the case was uncovered in likely the largest anti-money laundering operation in the world

ministerial statement on money laundering how the case was uncovered in likely the largest anti money laundering operation in the world

Singapore’s money laundering case is one of the largest anti-money laundering operations not just in Singapore, but likely the world as well, Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister for Communications and Information & Second Minister for Home Affairs said in a ministerial statement. The probe is comprehensive and extensive. How it was uncovered It began with disparate […]

Police Statement on Allegations Made by Late Police Officer SGT Uvaraja S/O Gopal

police statement on allegations made by late police officer sgt uvaraja s o gopal

The recent passing of SGT Uvaraja S/O Gopal, a dedicated police officer, has raised various questions and concerns. In response to media inquiries, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) has released a statement to address the allegations made by Sgt Uvaraja and present the known facts surrounding the case. It is important to note that not […]

Spotlight on AHTC saga: in good faith and in bad faith

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In the beginning, Singaporeans did not know that FMSS was owned by close affiliates of Workers’ Party (WP).Only WP and the Ministry of National Development (MND) knew these facts.But MND left them alone because, as then National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan said, they allowed some latitude with regard to party affiliation because TCs are […]

The long-running AHTC saga coming to a close

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Today is the day (November 9, 2022) when the judgment is released. Although the Town Councillors and Employees involved may have acted in good faith, there was neither an adequate nor an independent safeguard in AHTC’s approval process for disbursing payments to FMSS and FMSI. The court found that the members and senior employees of […]

Studies show strong support for using the Death Penalty for the Most Serious Crimes.

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Under Singapore’s laws, the death penalty is used as a punishment for the most serious crimes. To better understand Singapore residents’ views and perceptions on the death penalty, the Ministry of Home Affairs (“MHA”) commissioned and conducted the following three studies: Survey on Singapore Residents’ Attitudes towards the Death Penalty, conducted by the MHA Research […]