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.

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PM Lee Says Fake News Must Be Curbed Before It Affects Society, Says Nothing About Charles Chong Spreading Rumours In Punggol

PM Lee Says Fake News Must Be Curbed Before It Affects Society, Says Nothing About Charles Chong Spreading Rumours In Punggol

PM Lee though, never mentioned anything about Charles Chong proclaiming that millions of dollars in WP accounts for the Punggol SMC went missing, and that was not substantiated with hard facts. In fact, since Charles Chong won back Punggol SMC, his claims had never been proven, nor had the new Punggol SMC management commenced any legal proceedings against the claims of loss money. So was this fake news, and if this is fake news, is Charles Chong getting away with it?

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Singaporeans Hold Hong Lim Park Speeches & Gather Signatures Against Fake News Bill, But Will They Make A Difference?

Singaporeans have expressed concerns over the proposed fake news law. Some will be taking part in an event at Hong Lim Park today while others have signed a document calling for the withdrawal of the bill. Everytime there are new changes, Singaporeans voice displeasure through petitions, speeches and discussions. Have conversations worked? Will they work? If the elites do not start listening to what people have to say, it is time Singaporeans wake up themselves and make a choice that will let us all be heard.

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NUS Students Unhappy At Farcical Town Hall Meeting On Sexual Misconduct

NUS Students Unhappy At Farcical Town Hall Meeting On Sexual Misconduct

NUS students have cried foul over the Town Hall meeting organised hastily by NUS to address the sexual misconduct case where most said NUS had failed in its handling of the perpetrator and victim. Students and netizens alike have called NUS' punishment of Nicholas Lim, who had videoed Ms Monica Baey while she was in the shower as inadequate.

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NUS Student Nicholas Lim Allegedly Apologized For Sexual Misconduct, Prepared To Face Consequences

A contact of Nicholas Lim had posted a statement on behalf of him regarding the NUS saga. Lim was slammed by Singaporeans for being let off easily by NUS after filming a female student in the shower. The statement wrote that he was sorry for causing distress and will face the consequences. He is ashamed of himself but hoped that Monica will find closure. He was also thick-skinned enough to encourage victims of sexual harassment to speak up. What do you think? Will you forgive him?

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Another Woman Speaks Out: I Was Filmed In The Shower By A Man I Considered A Friend

Another woman voiced out about being secretly filmed in the shower by a man. She was inspired by Monica Baey's courage and thought that she should speak out to let the public know that these incidents are common. In her case, the man was let off because there was not enough evidence. Up till now, she is still traumatized by the event as the man was her good friend. Those who wish to help her may reach out to her as she is still lost, confused and afraid.

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