Tag Archives: pertapis

Malay-Muslim organisations’ contributions should be acknowledged: Halimah

Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob today (Feb 15) said the wonderful work of many Malay-Muslim organisations should be acknowledged. Her comments were made as a police report was lodged yesterday by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) against Pertapis Children’s Home, following allegations of children being “inappropriately punished physically” by the shelter’s staff. Madam Halimah said: “This matter is under police investigation, so I think we should leave it to the police until they complete their investigation. “My heart goes out to the children, and I hope that their interests will be taken care of, and I am sure that the MSF will come in to take care of their interests. “But I also want to say that many of our Malay-Muslim organisations are really doing wonderful work and we should also acknowledge that.

Read More »