In the statement, the SPP expressed deep concern and urged the Government to “tread with utmost caution and regard for the privacy of Singaporeans”.
It is not known whether such a contact tracing device if rolled out, will be compulsory. However, many Singaporeans have voiced their concerns about the possible invasion of privacy.
Regardless of the nationality of the patient, a large uptick in the number of patients will put a serious strain on our medical resources.
We were content with living in our privileged bubbles, far-removed from the plight of migrant workers. Now the hour of reckoning has arrived in the form of super clusters of coronavirus cases.
The proposal is aimed at establishing the right of citizens to request information from public agencies and establishing requirements for public bodies to comply with those request.
There is no need to use a sledgehammer to kill a fly. As the ICA has demonstrated this morning, there is no need to invoke POFMA when a simple press release, Facebook post or email would achieve the same result.
Singapore is classified by EIU as a ‘flawed democracy’, albeit barely; a score below 6 places a country in the ‘hybrid regime’ category.
To the Hongkongers who wish to resettle in Singapore, here is reality check for what you can expect.
While democracy is by no means perfect, overwhelming empirical evidence shows that democratic states are by far the most successful.