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?
Singapore Democratic Party's Chee Soon Juan lashed out at DPM Tharman for saying the mainstream media here is well-balanced. "If the DPM believes that Singaporeans are no fools, then why does he continue to tell us to believe him and not our lying eyes?"
A taxi driver finds it sad that educated youths are turning to private hire instead of getting proper jobs that match their qualifications. Why is it so difficult to get a job in Singapore nowadays? Why is it so poorly managed?