Netizens: Edwin Tong’s manner of questioning Pritam Singh reflects badly on himself


Photos of Edwin Tong, Pritam Singh from Facebook

Singapore — Videos from the Committee of Privileges Hearing of Workers’ Party chief Pritam Singh from Friday (Dec 10) were released over the weekend, and netizens have commented on the way he was questioned by Culture, Community, and Youth Minister Edwin Tong.

And while the Workers’ Party has been criticised for not immediately coming forward upon finding out that former MP Raeesah Khan had lied in a speech she made in Parliament on Aug 3, some netizens have also expressed disapproval with the way Mr Tong questioned Mr Singh.

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“It’s when I talk without thinking.” — Raeesah Khan says she’s suffering from dissociation


Photo: FB/Raeesah Khan

Singapore — Workers’ Party head Pritam Singh revealed at the Committee of Privileges hearing on Dec 10 that former WP MP Raeesah Khan told him that she suffers from dissociation.

At one point in his nearly nine-hour hearing, Mr Singh was asked by Culture, Community, and Youth Minister Edwin Tong about Ms Khan’s saying that he, along with party chair Sylvia Lim and vice-chair Faisal Abdul Manap, agreed that “the best thing to do is take the information (that she had lied in Parliament) to the grave.”

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Chee Soon Juan give Bukit Batok residents from rental blocks an early Christmas treat at Orange & Teal


Photo: FB screengrab/ cheesoonjuan

Singapore — Longtime opposition leader, who fulfilled a lifelong dream of opening a restaurant in late June with his wife Huang Chih-Mei, once again opened up Orange & Teal to those who might otherwise not afford its meals.

Dr Chee, who is the secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party, hosted residents who live in rental blocks at Bukit Batok, where he has been involved in on-ground activities for quite some time.

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SPF: Traffic summons with PayNow QR code not a scam


Photo: Taken from SPF website and

Singapore — As the world moves further into digitalization, even fines can now be paid by simply scanning a QR code. However, this method can seem suspicious at first, amid news of ongoing scams.

“Traffic summons with PayNow is NOT a scam,” wrote Facebook page on Sunday (Dec 12).

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If The Dying Could Speak — Malaysia’s first COVID-19 e-book, dedicated to those surviving, dying, and the dead


To wake up each day and greet another sunrise is a blessing and a miracle. To see and touch the first-morning dew is a joy that gives hope and strength to keep going. Sadly, we have missed more than 30,000 Malaysians who died of Covid-19, and no longer can see the sunrise.

“We are blessed, gifted, grateful and thankful to live another day. But for those who have left us, we feel the loss and the pain. We grieve and mourn, but the void can never be replaced. We sadly miss you all, and we extend our prayers and heartfelt gratitude for being a part of our lives and having served this community that we shared,” as the author I pay tribute in my opening dedication page, of the book titled IF THE DYING COULD SPEAK.

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