On Dec 14, Dr Tan also said that during his walkabout: “I met many of my former constituents and I was asked if I was coming home. I never left”.
“Under the proposed legislation, only a 75% majority of Parliament can allow for the date mandated by statute to not be adhered to,” he added.
Catastrophic bushfires have turned swathes of Australia into smouldering, blackened hell scapes and destroyed an area roughly twice the size of Belgium, according to official figures.
President Trump has threatened Iraq with sanctions and a bill for billions of dollars if American troops are forced to withdraw from the nation
Surprisingly, the same-sex kiss survived China’s movie censors and was released for the Chinese market in its uncut form.
HPHP is a non-profit organisation co-founded by Mr Mohammad Nafiz Kamarudin, that focuses on meeting the needs of elderly cardboard collectors through monthly events and outings.
According to police statistics, cases of outrage of modesty have been steadily increasing with 837 reported cases in the first half of 2019 alone. The number of reported cases has also spiked 36 percent since 2016.
Given the tragic turn of events, the town council officials responsible, and Bukit Batok’s MP, Murali Pillai must do the honorable thing and resign from office.
The Courts want to help us, but are constrained by the current legislation. The inadequacies in our criminal justice system have been quite clearly exposed.
Other key regulations include a ban on multiple passengers on e-scooters with a possible fine of €35 (S$52) for transporting another passenger.
The 36-year-old Chinese national and Singapore permanent resident pleaded guilty for committing outrage of modesty. The victim’s identity is currently being protected under a court order.
The rider remained defiant and argued he was allowed to ride in the void deck. This is untrue as a ban on riding personal mobility devices (PMDs) at common areas in 15 HDB towns kicked in last month
The thought of having children, BTO and the affordability to take care of my parents when they grow older really stresses me out.
For verbally abusing the judge and the judiciary, Ashby could also be charged with Contempt of Court under the Administration of Justice (Protection) Act (AJPA).
Data taken from the Government’s records on annual crime reveal a troubling trend: the number of outrage of modesty cases have risen considerably over the past 7 years.
Since the accident made headlines earlier this week, the online petition calling for the prohibition of all PMDs in Singapore has received a significant boost in signatures.
Mr Lee has been a member of the SPP for close to a decade now. He has been a regular feature of the party’s ground efforts in Potong Pasir, Toa Payoh, and Mountbatten.
According to court documents, one of the drivers, Mr Chua Qwong Meng, was expected to work for seven days in a row before getting a day off.
In recent years, the Instagram sphere has seen a proliferation of “influencers”. They dominate your Instagram newsfeed with picture perfect…
SDC Chief executive Quek Swee Kuan maintained that the construction of the thoroughfare would speed up the flow of pedestrian traffic.
A screenshot from AirVisual Earth’s real time map of air quality shows a massive layer of smog enveloping the region. For comparison, the smog cloud is over half the size of India.
To the Hongkongers who wish to resettle in Singapore, here is reality check for what you can expect.
It is expected that by the 20th anniversary of 9/11, more people will have died from 9/11-related illnesses than the 2,977 people who died that fateful day.
Teo explained that the comment was “meant as a private joke”. However, she also acknowledged that “nothing is really private anymore” given the public scrutiny she receives as a minister.
There remains a lack of transparency in how the EBRC reviews and redraws electoral boundaries
This announcement is much welcomed news for the party, which has been subject to criticism of stagnant leadership from certain quarters in recent years.
The immigration officers found the men loitering in the designated female section of the holding area, instead of the male section.
Given its low elevation, flood control is a major issue in the Netherlands. The country relies on an extensive network of natural sand dunes and constructed dikes, dams, and floodgates to hold back storm surges from the sea.
Huang pleaded guilty to two counts of theft, with another charge taken into consideration for sentencing. She admitted that previous successes gave her the impression that it was “easy to steal from Gucci” and this compelled her to try again.
2018 was the fourth successive World Cup at which France has supplied more players than any other competing nation.
If convicted, Lin could be jailed up to 20 years and liable for a fine or caning if convicted for rape or sexual assault by penetration.
According to his lawyer, Davis later regretted his actions and profusely apologized to the SPF for his conduct.
Today, Singapore ranks 162 out of 211 Fifa member countries. Despite previously failing to achieve the 2010 World Cup qualification goal, Edwin Tong remained optimistic of Singapore’s chances for 2034, citing Fifa’s expanded 48-team format from 2026 onwards.
TAFEP said it takes a “serious view” of all forms of discriminatory employment practices that are not in line with existing regulations, and that it works closely with the Manpower Minister to take “appropriate action” against employers who flout the rules.
In any given day, over 350,000 people will cross the Causeway. This figure includes a sizeable proportion of workers commuting to Singapore to work. In peak seasons, daily human traffic may exceed 450,000.
The People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party published official videos of the convoy, describing the event as “preparations for a major drill”.
Launched in January 2019 by the central propaganda department, installation and use of the app is compulsory for Communist Party members, civil servants, teachers, employees of state-owned companies.
While democracy is by no means perfect, overwhelming empirical evidence shows that democratic states are by far the most successful.
Wake Up, Singapore asked the public “Which person lost his way?”, with the option of choosing Goh Chok Tong or Tan Cheng Bock. Over 3,600 people responded to the poll.
“Erasing the narrative of migrant communities from the documentary sends the message that their stories do not matter, and that they are disposable. Their stories need to be told, and as an audience, we demand to hear them.”
With e-scooter accidents, injuries, and fires on the rise, more Singaporeans — including Members of Parliament (MPs) — have joined a growing chorus of voices calling for e-scooters to be banned.
In a Facebook post on Sunday evening, Lee backed Dr Tan’s party and echoed his sentiments that the ruling party has “lost its way”.
We should review this blanket ban on alternative tobacco products and provide the smoker the option of choosing a safer, less harmful alternative.
Expedia’s survey results build upon a growing body of research that cites Singapore as one of the most overworked countries in the world.
The votes were overwhelmingly in favor of “NO” which garnered 963 votes versus 172 “YES” votes.
The majority of Singaporeans (55 percent) also strongly or somewhat support Pink Dot Singapore, an annual event held in support of the LGBTQ community. 45 percent are opposed to it.
China’s actions have been roundly condemned by the global community. 22 members of the United Nations Human Rights Council in the first such joint move on the issue urged the Chinese government to stop its mass detention of Uighur Muslims.
Ultimately, by echoing the sentiments of the Chinese Government, the PAP IB machine reaffirms the anti-democratic, authoritarian nature of the PAP Government.
Theresa Goh echoed the sentiments of many Singaporeans by calling for S377A of the Penal Code to be repealed.