Tag: Hri Kumar

Hri Kumar closes half the loop

Even in his wildest dreams, PAP MP Hri Kumar would not have imagined an “honest conversation on CPF” to turn out the way it did. First, the national attention the conversation got. As he said in his introductory remarks at the Thomson Community Club last...

Our English is broken. Accept it, Hri Kumar

PAP Member of Parliament Hri Kumar may have set the cat among the pigeons. He said in his Facebook post: “It costs much less money to get our children to speak up and speak well than to learn to play tennis or the piano.”

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Anti-harassment laws — cyberspace is just too huge

Harassers, watch out. Anti-harassment laws passed in Parliament yesterday would allow possible imprisonment for some behaviour. Yet they may not address the difficulties of dealing with online harassers, said Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC’s Member of Parliament, Hri Kumar. “Even though the provisions have been worded to...

Gay debate: Who should take the lead?

It is time we talk more about our approach towards homosexuality. MP Hri Kumar Nair said that instead of looking to the government, “it is for the society to set the direction” on this matter. “The furore over Health Promotion Board's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)...

Hri Kumar in introspective mood

Not yet a grey head, lawyer and politician Hri Kumar Nair says he has   been thinking a lot about growing old. When he walks around Toa Payoh, the elderly population in the area strikes a chord in him. "My constituency of  Toa Payoh has many elderly residents....

An odd attack by MP Hri Kumar

It was somewhat odd that PAP Member of Parliament Hri Kumar should ask the Workers' Party to take a stand on issues just after The Independent of Singapore had told the Singapore Government to say once and for all what was its decision on the hijab controversy.In...