Police investigating Jolovan Wham for a photo of him holding a pice of A4 paper with the words "Drop the charges against Terry Xu and Daniel De Costa". He posed for the photo outside the State Court. Just because he is Jolovan Wham, any acts done by him is construed as an act against the Singapore Government.
Paul Tambyah, Chairman of Singapore Democratic Party, has voiced out against the recent action against artist Seelan Palay. He thinks Singaporeans should be entitled to freedom of speech as it is only then will we progress as a nation.
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?
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.
Our contributor questions the decrease in number of households receiving financial aid despite the increase in unemployment and economic downturn. What's going on? Is the Government doing enough to help those who are needy but do not fall under Comcare's criteria?