Tag: K Shanmugam

Aunties in Yishun hug and kiss Law Minister K Shanmugam during walkabout

Members of Parliament (MPs) from the People’s Action Party (PAP) have started to make their rounds through housing estates in Singapore. Earlier today (September 3), Minister for Home Affairs and Law K Shanmugam stopped by a Kopitiam at popular mall Northpoint City to interact with...

Are local opposition politicians and activists who met with Malaysian MPs doing another PJ Thum?

On Sunday, August 25, People’s Voice Party (PVP) Chief Lim Tean, political exile Tan Wah Piow, PVP member Mohamed Nassir Ismail and activist Leong Sze Hian held a discussion in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Their discussion, ‘Will the Singapore Opposition make a breakthrough in the...

K Shanmugam: Allowing Preetipls and Subhas Nair’s video could normalize offensive speech

Singapore—During a discussion concerning race organised by the National University of Singapore's Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) on August 22, Thursday, Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam said that if the rap video by Preeti and Subhas Nair had been allowed...

Shanmugam on protests: We are worried for Hong Kong

Singapore – Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam provided his take on the ongoing protests in Hong Kong due to a controversial extradition Bill in an interview with South China Morning Post on August 11 (Sunday). The Law and Home Affairs Minister began by...

The Multi-Coloured Face

You have to hand powers that be for being able to distract you from the issues that matter. The latest row involved the Minister for Law deciding to take on the might of the racist minority by accusing a YouTuber by the name of...

K. Shanmugam on racial issues in Singapore—the situation is much better than before

Singapore— While Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam readily admitted to the presence of racisim in Singapore, as there bound to be in every multiracial society, he recently asserted that “the situation now is much better than before, improving over the years.” In a...

SDP heavyweight calls out K Shanmugam for hypocrisy and discrimination

The Singapore Democratic Party’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) member Damanhuri bin Abas took to social media calling out Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam for inconsistency and discriminatory practices. His statement came after Minister Shanmugam released a statement in response to Preetipls’ video about...

K Shanmugam and other MPs condemn Preetipls’ video, calling it “vulgar” and “unacceptable”

Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam, Senior Minister of State Janil Puthucheary, Minister of State for the Ministry of National Development & Ministry of Manpower Zaqy Mohamad, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of Home Affairs & Ministry of Health, Amrin Amin all took...

In answer to ST commentary, Law and Home Affairs Minister defends viral video he made with “Ah Lian”

Singapore—Just before the country’s anti-fake news law went through its second reading in Parliament earlier this month, Singapore’s Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam made a video explaining the bill with actress Michelle Chong, who played her "Ah Lian" character. In this informal and even...

In a 1-hour speech, K Shanmugam strikes back at WP MPs for objections to anti-fake news bill

Singapore—The country’s landmark legislation to combat fake news and hate speech was passed late on Wednesday night, after nearly 14 hours of debate that occurred over two days, with one-third of the House chiming in for and against the bill. Among the Members of Parliament,...