Tag: Raeesah Khan

Support online for Raeesah Khan after police issue stern warning

Singapore — There have been expressions of support online for Ms Raeesah Khan after she received a stern warning from the police on Thursday (Sept 17) about comments she made online in 2018 and earlier this year. Ms Khan was fielded in the Worker's Party...

Xiaxue asks how she can be more “privileged” than Raeesah Khan

Singapore -- Responding to comparisons trending online of how the police dealt with the reports lodged against her and Workers' Party (WP) MP Raeesah Khan, social media influencer Xiaxue has asserted that she cannot be more "privileged" than Ms Khan given the wealth of...

Raeesah Khan responds to warning issued by police after investigation into comments on social media

Singapore—On Thursday, September 17, the police issued a statement saying the investigations into the Facebook posts from Workers’ Party (WP) Member of Parliament Raeesah Khan had been concluded, with Ms Khan given a stern warning. "The police have completed their investigations and in consultation with...

Raeesah Khan addresses drastic economic divide among Singaporeans

In a recent Facebook post, Workers' Party (WP) Minister for Parliament (MP) Raeesah Khan addressed the drastic economic disparity among Singaporeans. Sharing her recent experience meeting families who earn less than S$2,000 a month, she said that much more work has to be done. Ms...

S’poreans want impartial examination for other issues after Parti Liyana’s case

Raeesah Khan, Liew Mun Leong, Alfian Sa'at
Singapore—In weighing in on the case of Parti Liyani, the domestic helper whose conviction for theft was overturned last week, Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam warned against prejudging “which part of the process went wrong.” In the high profile case, Ms Parti had...

Raeesah Khan announces pregnancy on first day of Parliament

New Member of Parliament (MP) Raeesah Begum Bte Farid Khan publicly announced her pregnancy on the first day of Parliament. President Halimah gave a 25-minute long speech after 93 newly elected Members of Parliament and two Non-constituency MPs took their oaths of allegiance. She added...

Raeesah Khan to WP, Sengkang, Compassvale, “You all are my family now”

Singapore—Workers’ Party (WP) Member of Parliament for Sengkang GRC, Raeesah Khan, looked resplendent during the 2020 Cabinet Swearing-In Ceremony on Monday, July 27. The ceremony was held simultaneously at the Istana and in Parliament as part of safe-distancing measures, with Ms Khan and the GRC...

MP-elect He Ting Ru to chair new Town Council as WP unfolds plan for Sengkang

Singapore—The Workers’ Party’s (WP) He Ting Ru announced in a Facebook post on Sunday, July 18, that the newly-elected WP MPs are planning on running the Sengkang Town Council on their own. Ms He said that she and the other WP MPs-elect have told...

“She continues to be my pillar of strength, the wind beneath my wings,” Pritam Singh pays tribute to his wife

Singapore—Now that the elections are over and the country is back to (the new) normal, candidates have taken to social media to thank the people who have stood by them through thick and thin. Workers’ Party head Pritam Singh penned a particularly touching tribute...

Former MP Inderjit Singh: Younger people most likely voted against PAP

Singapore -- With the people coming down from the high of the 2020 General Election, former People's Action Party MP Inderjit Singh has taken to Facebook to share his insights into the electoral results. Even though the PAP managed to take 83 of the 93...