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The Raeesah Khan issue—who stands to lose the most?

Singapore — The bombshell that Workers Party MP Raeesah Khan dropped in Parliament on Monday has unleashed a barrage of criticism, sparked calls for to resign and ignited a firestorm of speculation about the impact on the party's future. It...

Jamus Lim: Wealth tax is an idea whose time has come

Singapore — Workers’ Party MP Jamus Lim (Sengkang GRC) proposed a wealth tax of between 0.5 per cent and 2 per cent in a motion in Parliament on Monday (Nov 1). This would be imposed upon individuals whose net...

Pritam Singh: Raeesah Khan “wanted to set the record straight in Parliament. This was the correct thing to do.”

Singapore — In Parliament on Monday (Nov 1), Workers Party Member of Parliament Raeesah Khan (Sengkang GRC) admitted that she lied in an Aug 3 speech about a rape victim to whom the police allegedly made inappropriate remarks about...

Leong Mun Wai asks MOM who’s responsible for lapses at Westlite migrant workers’ dorm

Singapore — On Monday morning (Nov 1), the Progress Singapore Party posted on its Facebook account the questions its Non-Constituency Members of Parliament will be asking at the session today. NCMPs Leong Mun Wai will also be bringing up the...

Raeesah Khan apologises for lying in Parliament about rape victim’s story, is referred to parliament privileges committee

Singapore — In Parliament on Monday (Nov 1), Workers Party Member of Parliament Raeesah Khan (Sengkang GRC) admitted that she lied in an Aug 3 speech about a rape victim to whom the police allegedly made inappropriate remarks about...

“Reminds me of tikam-tikam” Jamus Lim describes how MPs win ballot to deliver speech at end of Parliamentary sessions

Singapore — Workers’ Party Member of Parliament Jamus Lim (Sengkang GRC) gave people a sneak peek into how Parliament works in a Thursday (Oct 28) Facebook post where he explained how his motion was chosen for an upcoming session. The...

WP MPs take up migrant workers’ issues, to ask questions about Westlite Jalan Tukang Dormitory incident

Singapore— “How we treat each and every member of our society reflects who we are as a people,” said Workers’ Party MP He Ting Ru (Sengkang GRC) in a Facebook post on Sunday (Oct 24). Ms He and her fellow...

Taiwanese involved in motorcycle accident at Farrer Rd thanked ‘kind S’poreans’ who helped him

Singapore ― A member of the public recently involved in a road accident took to social media to thank the "kind Singaporeans" that helped him. Brian Lin, a Taiwanese working and residing in Singapore, shared his experience on Facebook group...

Netizen encourages Leong Mun Wai, quotes Low Thia Khiang: “You can talk until the cows come home, debate until the cows come home in...

Singapore --  Should  the Progress Singapore Party (PSP)  take the same tack at the Workers Party in Parliament? At least one netizen thinks so and he decided to play consultant to Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Leong Mun Wai and...

MHA issues letters to 9 persons for posts misrepresenting Shanmugam’s comments in Parliament

Singapore — The Ministry of Home Affairs issued a statement on Thursday (Oct 7) saying that letters had been issued to nine individuals for publishing posts on social media that misrepresented remarks made by Minister for Law and Home...
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17 months jail for maid who shot and shared TIkTok video of herself bathing old man

Singapore – A domestic worker in Singapore was sentenced to 17 months' jail on Thursday (Jan 27) after she admitted recording and sharing online...

Family of otters no match for lone monitor lizards’ powerful tail whacking as they try to steal a fish

Singapore – A glimpse of nature at work was caught on camera as a family of otters tried to steal a fish from a...

Coffee & tea price increase at Geylang East Food Centre

Dear Editor, I refer to the attached picture taken from a stall at Geylang East Food Centre, 117 Aljunied Ave 2 when the 'GST hike'...

Single mum keen to earn side income, loses nearly $50,000 to ‘Gucci’ scammers

Singapore – News of the surge of phishing scams involving  OCBC Bank has made many other bank customers come forward with their own stories...
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