The episode surrounding Raeesah Khan’s lie has evolved into a Taiwanese drama

The episode surrounding Raeesah Khan’s lie has evolved into a Taiwanese drama

I had prevented myself from commenting about the hearing at the Committee of Privileges as it was, like the Honorable Leader of the Opposition said, to be finally resolved within the Parliament. However, as the various people presented their evidence to the committee, the whole episode surrounding Raeesah Khan’s lie has evolved into a Taiwanese […]

Raeesah’s lies and the failure of the Leader of the Opposition

Raeesah's lies and the failure of the Leader of the Opposition

A day after Raeesah Khan admitted in Parliament (1 Nov 2021) that she had lied about accompanying a rape assault victim to make a police report, Workers’ Party (WP) announced the formation of a disciplinary panel to look into the admissions made by Ms Raeesah in Parliament. The panel comprised Pritam Singh who is the […]

Lim Tean and his money trail. ‘Crook of the century’ as asserted by M Ravi?

Lim Tean and his money trail. 'Crook of the century' as asserted by M Ravi?

Not too long ago, Opposition politician Lim Tean was the subject of a viral Facebook livestream when five debt collectors showed up at his law firm to demand repayment of an outstanding debt. The debt collectors were from the Singapore Debt Collection Service (SDCS). They were sent to Lim’s office, Carson Law Chambers, on 21 […]

Jamus Lim proposes having a wealth tax in Singapore

Jamus Lim wealth tax

In Parliament on 1 Nov, Workers’ Party MP Jamus Lim proposed imposing a wealth tax ranging 0.5 to 2 per cent in Singapore. He said this could help diversify Singapore’s revenue sources and reduce income and wealth inequality. Jamus also argued that the GST affects lower-middle and middle-income families disproportionately. He proposed a tax of […]

Netizens react to Raeesah Khan’s lie in Parliament

Raeesah Khan

Something unfortunate happened in Parliament yesterday. Yes, we’re talking about Raeesah Khan’s admission to lying about the allegations she made against the police on 3 Aug. A quick recap: In parliament on 3 Aug, Sengkang MP Raeesah Khan shared an anecdote, in which she detailed that -she had accompanied a 25-year-old woman to make a […]

It’s so easy to be the Opposition in Singapore and win

It's so easy to be the Opposition in Singapore and win

It is easy to be the opposition in Singapore and I’m not kidding. Let me tell you why. Take the Progressive Wage Model. It’s the brainchild of former minister and former secretary-general of NTUC, Lim Swee Say. Tripartite partners have been working hard since 2012 to implement the models for various sectors. The work continues. […]