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 […]

Why WP Raeesah Khan must provide information for police investigation

Why WP Raeesah Khan must provide information for police investigation

WP Raeesah Khan must provide information to police so that a proper investigation can 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 […]

Ethnic Integration Policy (EIP) is still needed, Pritam says

Ethnic Integration Policy (EIP) is still needed, Pritam says

Election after election, in every manifesto since 2006, the Workers’ Party has called for the Ethnic Integration Policy (EIP) to be abolished – with immediate effect. Various reasons were put forth including that the EIP hurts the minorities who had to sell their flats at a lower price, a point Mr Pritam Singh reiterated in […]

Why is our schools not producing the required number of talents: Leong Mun Wai

Why is our schools not producing the required number of talents: Leong Mun Wai

PSP Leong Mun Wai asked in Parliament why Singapore’s education system was not producing the required numbers of local talent needed. “Minister Tan said that there’s simply not enough local talent… Then what happened to our education system? What happened after 20 years, you’re still telling Singaporeans that we (have) not enough talent.” Is there […]

2 common myths about CECA that causes a big hoo-ha

CECA

CECA has been an oft-used word in the FB comments section of news particularly pertaining to Indian nationals. It has also become synonymous with people’s critique of the Government and the supposed “free flow” influx of Indian nationals to Singapore. So, what exactly is CECA and why does it cause such contention? What is CECA?  […]

Full text of Lawrence Wong’s speech on race and racism

racism

Finance Minister Mr Lawrence Wong’s speech on MULTIRACIALISM AND FAULTLINES delivered at the IPS-RSIS Forum on Race and Racism on 25 June 2021. The speech reproduced in full: Excellencies and distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen I am very happy to join you for this seminar today. Lately, several worrying incidents have given us pause to […]

Racism and xenophobia will be normalised if we are not careful: Shanmugam

Racism and xenophobia will be normalised if we are not careful

Racism and xenophobia will be normalised if we are not careful, Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam said in Parliament (11 May). “Singapore is 725 square kilometers of rock. We have to make a living by being open to the world. We will fail if we allow racism and xenophobia to become prevalent, and […]

Changi Airport Terminal Buildings, Jewel closed to public for 14 days

Special covid testing operation as Changi Airport Cluster grows

As the Changi Airport cluster continues to grow, Changi Airport Terminal Buildings and Jewel will be closed to the public for 14 days starting today (13 May) while a special testing operation takes place to test all workers in Terminals 1 and 3. All airport workers and staff working in Jewel are also urged to […]

4G Leadership: why you can put your confidence in Chan Chun Sing

Chan Chun Sing - MOE MInister

“We cannot save every job and every business, but we will take care of every Singaporean. We will not let widespread unemployment erode the confidence and dignity of our people.” – Chan Chun Sing June 2020 – A common thread running through Chan Chun Sing’s speeches is the expressed determination to ensure a successful and […]

4G Leadership: why you can feel assured with Indranee Rajah

Indranee Rajah

“…every Singaporean of whatever age is important. We are a unique people and we are a special country. Never forget that!” Ms Indranee Rajah has served as the Member of Parliament for the Tanjong Pagar Group Representation Constituency (GRC) since 2001. She is the fourth woman in Singapore’s history to be appointed as a full […]