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Dr Tan Cheng Bock Calls For Independent Review Of Parti Liyani's Case

Dr Tan Cheng Bock Calls For Independent Review Of Parti Liyani's Case

Even though the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Ministry of Manpower (MOM) have promised to be accountable by holding a review, Dr Tan Cheng Bock wonders if the reviews are "independent enough to be 100% objective." Dr Tan Cheng Bock counter-proposes that the government should create an independent review board to look into this case. The benefits of having an independent body will be its ability to uncover any "underlying systematic faults" instead of chasing after short-sighted targets like hunting for individual human errors and finding scapegoats.

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Saga of Liew Mun Leong Highlights The Necessity Of An Independent Ombudsman

What we need now is an office of the Ombudsman ! For those less politically adept, an ombudsman refers to an official appointed to investigate individuals' complaints against a company or organization, especially a public authority. This position is to monitor government officials and other people of interest to the state when a complaint from regular citizens is lodged. This is placed to ensure that no one, regardless of power is beyond the rule of law.

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Why Is The PAP 4G Leadership Silent Over The Case Involving Liew Mun Leong?

Mr Heng and the 4G leaders - including Ong Ye Kung (who oversees Changi Airport) and Josephine Teo (who is charge of Manpower matters) have been completely silent on the Liew Mun Leong case since the High Court delivered its damning verdict on Mr Liew on 4 September. Why is the 4G leadership so silent on Liew's case this past one week?

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Lee Hsien Yang: Troubling Circumstances Surrounding Allegations Involving Lucien Wong

Lee Hsien Yang: Troubling Circumstances Surrounding Allegations Involving Lucien Wong

The front page of The Straits Times 25 Oct 1986 article "Report made against lawyer for alleged removal of legal files" has been making its rounds on social media. It reported an incident in 1986 where a female senior partner and a male lawyer at a leading law firm were reported to the police for alleged wrongful removal of company files. This issue also caught the attention of Lee Hsien Yang, the younger son of LKY and a Progress Singapore Party member. He voiced concerns over this article and its developments, saying how "Given all the circumstances, this is troubling."

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Customer Recounts Allegedly Unpleasant Experience With Dating Agency

A sales rep from LUNCH ACTUALLY tried to sell me a $2939.40 package for 3 matches with the benefit of choosing the type of look I wanted. So I sent them photos of two guys I may like. They introduced me this man age 59, 10 yrs my senior. I didn’t want this match but they told me he doesn’t look like his age, good looking and I won’t regret meeting him. None of my expectation were met and they refused to refund me. This unpleasant episode has deterred me from looking for another life partner totally.

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Commentary: Acquittal Of Domestic Helper On False Charges

Commentary: Acquittal Of Domestic Helper On False Charges

As I was reading about the acquittal of Ms Parti Liyani, my heart was filled with both profound sadness and joy! Until and when we are prepared to overturn crony capitalism and elitism in our beloved Nation through our voting patterns for genuine change, more of such cases may continue to go undetected.

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Parti Liyani's Case Shows Cronyism-Based Justice System Needs Reform

The recent saga on the acquittal of a maid, Parti Liyani, has sent shockwaves throughout the Nation on the severe state of our Justice system which is in need of urgent reforms. We have always pride ourselves, as MP Jamus Lim puts it, on efficiency and not compassion or the quest for truth. Hence, the situation we are facing now is dire and fast slipping into a scenario similar to Najib Razak’s Malaysia. I wish these issues had surfaced before the elections! Is it too late now, only the PSP and WP MPs will know?

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Irresponsible Parents Allow 6-Year-Old To Terrorise Hougang Neighbours

Irresponsible Parents Allow 6-Year-Old To Terrorise Hougang Neighbours

A contributor shared that his 13-year-old son was attacked by a 6-year-old boy while walking along the void deck of Blk 25 Hougang Ave 3. The 6-year-old boy wanted the older boy to play together, but the older boy refused as he was on the way to fetch his siblings from school. The 6-year-old boy then took a stone and threw it towards the contributor's son. According to pictures provided by the contributor, his son suffered a gash on his left cheek which needed at least five stitches. The parents were unapologetic.

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