minister

Progress Singapore Party (PSP) Says POFMA Falls Short

Progress Singapore Party (PSP) Says POFMA Falls Short

The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) has issued a strongly worded statement, which indicated that the Party strongly mandates that Singapore needs to be governed under the tenets of transparency, independence and accountability, to which the Party highly subscribes to. To this end, PSP finds that the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) falls short of these expected values.

Filed Under: 

PAP Minister Ng Chee Meng Spotted In Potong Pasir, PAP Scared Of Losing Ward

PAP Minister Ng Chee Meng Spotted In Potong Pasir, PAP Scared Of Losing Ward

The Potong Pasir ward, of course, belonged to opposition's Chiam See Tong, for 27 years from from 1984 to 2011. Chiam's party lost the last GE because he decided to vacate the post and fight in a GRC, while Lina Chiam took over as the opposition candidate there. Lina Chiam subsequently lost out to the PAP candidate, but by a negligible margin.

Filed Under: 

NMPs Propose Amendments To Fake News Bill, Want To Have Independent Council To Oversee Decision Makers

3 NMPs have filed a Notice of Amendment to the POFMA in which they outlined various improvements they want to see in the Bill. They proposed that the relevant Minister must explain why something is considered a falsehood and why certain actions have to be taken. They also suggested for an independent council to oversee the decision-making process so that online falsehoods can be countered better and fairer. The next Parliament sitting is on 6 May. Will the people in power bother to listen? Singaporeans will wait and see.

Filed Under: 

Prominent Blogger Andrew Loh Says New Fake News Law Makes Minister Final Arbiter Of Truth

Prominent Blogger Andrew Loh Says New Fake News Law Makes Minister Final Arbiter Of Truth

Prominent blogger Andrew Loh has called out on the fake news legislation, by indicating that once this law takes into effect, it will effectively place the Minister of Law as the most powerful, and crucially, the final arbiter of truth in Singapore.

Filed Under: 

Singaporean Parent Complains To Masagos About Burning Smell in Punggol And Its Effects On Child's Health

Singaporean parent staying in Punggol complains of constant burning smell in the area and worries for the health of his children. He has written to Masagos Zulkifli in hopes that he will take action. Will he?

Filed Under: 

KHAW: SHOW APPRECIATION TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT WORKERS WHO ARE OVERWORKED

Khaw Boon Wan said the failure of SMRT staff in the flooding incident have made the good work of others go to waste. He said it has tarnished Singapore's reputation but encouraged commuters to show appreciation to public transport workers whenever they can.

Filed Under: 

WHAT'S THE POINT OF HAVING DEBATES IF MINISTER'S SPEECHES ARE NOT TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY?

A netizen disagreed with Min Shanmugam for saying that every minister's speech be taken as statutory legislation. He argued that if this is true, it defeats the purpose of The Hansard (an official record of speeches) and having Parliamentary sittings in the first place. What do you think?

Filed Under: 

DON'T BE MISLED, DECISION TO START COUNTING FROM WEE KIM WEE WAS NOT BASED ON AGC'S ADVICE

Workers' Party's Sylvia Lim, who finally got to speak on the EP, argued that the Government misled people into thinking that the decision to start counting from Wee Kim Wee was a result of the AGC's advice, when it was not.

Filed Under: 

NEW DOWNTOWN LINE BETTER NOT BE FAULTY SINCE IT'S NOT BUILT 'DUE TO POLITICAL PRESSURE'

Our reader mocks the PAP for building Bukit Panjang LRT due to political pressure and wonders if the same is true for the upcoming Downtown Line. "As a Minister, Khaw has failed miserably. It seems he only knows ow to blame everyone else except himself".

Filed Under: 

Pages

Advertisement
Subscribe to RSS - minister