Pritam’s response to the TraceTogether saga is ‘politicking par excellence’


Reacting to WP Pritam Singh’s response to the TraceTogether saga in Parliament, Facebook user Martin Pereira said that people who live in glass houses should not throw stones. The public was caught by surprise when it was revealed by Minister of State for Home Affairs Desmond Tan on Jan 4 that under the Criminal Procedure […]

There’s nothing political in the work done by PA. So stop politicising it!

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During this COVID-19 pandemic, the People’s Association has been all over the place. As far back as early February 2020, hundreds of People’s Association volunteers were out there at 89 community centres and 654 RC centres all over Singapore to distribute surgical masks to 1.3 million households in Singapore. At that time there was a […]

Netizens react to PSP’s concerns over use of TraceTogether data to investigate crimes

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In a statement published on its Facebook page, Progress Singapore Party (PSP) expressed concerns over the use of TraceTogether data for police investigations. In the process, they also displayed their ignorance of the TraceTogether Programme. These are the horrible errors in PSP’s statement: “… we are concerned that the TraceTogether apps unnecessarily expose users’ locations […]

Vivian clarifies on TraceTogether data for criminal investigation

TraceTogether data for criminal investigation

Speaking in Parliament yesterday (5 Jan), Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said that the Police can only access TraceTogether data by requiring a person involved in or assisting a criminal investigation to produce his mobile phone or token. Dr Vivian who said he had not earlier thought of the CPC when he spoke on TraceTogether for contact-tracing, […]