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Opinion: Any Challenge On POFMA Should Be Done In Open Court, To Show Gov's Transparency

Opinion: Any Challenge On POFMA Should Be Done In Open Court, To Show Gov's Transparency

There is no reason to hold POFMA applications in Chambers. Conversely, there is every reason to have such applications heard in open court as a matter of public interest, especially, in light of the intentions and objectives of POFMA, particularly, as repeatedly assured by the Government, namely, to filter out fake news. The public is entitled to know why the subject information so classified as fake news is legitimately fake news, as opposed to being wrongfully so declared.

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Govt Only Use POFMA To Say Fake News, Should They State Facts To Show The Real News?

Govt Only Use POFMA To Say Fake News, Should They State Facts To Show The Real News?

But what about the Government themselves? Can they ever be issued with POFMA? After all, telling half truths and not the full facts is a common tactic used by governments the world over. So, to be better than the rest, why not the Singapore government come out with actual facts, with stats and reports to back up what they want to disprove, instead of just issuing Correction Orders?

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POFMA: 4 Strikes By 4 Different Ministers, PAP's New Toy Is Doing Well

POFMA: 4 Strikes By 4 Different Ministers, PAP's New Toy Is Doing Well

All four POFMA issued by different Ministers, is this what the government mean when they want to wish Singaporeans a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year? It does seem like the POFMA is now the shiny new toy for the Ministers themselves were given to fix the opposition. And for the PAP at least, it is turning out to be the best Xmas gift they can be given, ahead of the next, upcoming, General Election.

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News Reports Retail Sales Went Down For 9 Straight Month In SG. Is SG In Trouble?

News Reports Retail Sales Went Down For 9 Straight Month In SG. Is SG In Trouble?

The lower bonus paid out to civil servants are expected to resonate, with the private sector also possibly taking the same cue. No one is in the mood to spend big, if they do spend at all. And naturally, Singapore's own economy will be affected too, with the lower retails sales returns.

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Govt's Standard SOP For Mistakes, Leader Says Sorry And Move On, Lower Rank Staff Pays The Price

Govt's Standard SOP For Mistakes, Leader Says Sorry And Move On, Lower Rank Staff Pays The Price

That every time a mistake is made, it is the lower ranked staff that gets the blame, while the leaders, normally PAP Ministers and MPs, say sorry and moved on with their cushy pay secured a long time ago. It’s appalling that the buck stops with the men at the bottom, while the men at the top receives not even a reprimand.

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Fear Mongering Does Not Work In Singapore Politics Anymore

Fear Mongering Does Not Work In Singapore Politics Anymore

Of course, we know now these had not happened. Aljunied GRC did not become a slum, in fact, they are thriving under WP's stewardship. No one cannot spread CECA untruths, as the real reason behind CECA was not even made public by the government. Singapore had not fallen to ruins despite falsehoods spread by the incumbent party themselves, falsehoods like HDB flats are cash cows forever, and CPF is your money.

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Is Integrity Telling People In Advance About GST Hike, Or Saying Sorry For GST Hike

Is Integrity Telling People In Advance About GST Hike, Or Saying Sorry For GST Hike

The fact that GST is going to be raised sooner or later now does not even surprise Singaporeans anymore. So, is integrity really about telling Singaporeans in advance about the expected hike, or actually apologising to Singaporeans that all those noise about GST not being raised were in the end not true? Shouldn't DPM Heng, who is also the Finance Minister, show more integrity to Singaporeans by saying that the government could not fulfill its promise of just four years before, and thus apologise for this breaking of promise? That is integrity.

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Mahathir Up To Old Tricks, Tries To Revive Water Spat And Crooked Bridge With SG Again

Mahathir Up To Old Tricks, Tries To Revive Water Spat And Crooked Bridge With SG Again

And he chose the happy occasion of announcing an actual third land link in the shape of the RTS Link to bring up the issue again. He even invoked the water deal "unfairness" to try to get his way with the crooked bridge.

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SDP: Current PAP Has Turned CPF Into A Nightmare For Sinkies

SDP said in a strongly worded statement that “The current system manipulated by the present generation of PAP leaders have turned the scheme into a nightmare for Singaporeans, and Clifford Theseira’s case highlights the problems”. SDP also questioned the PAP's continued claims that citizens will squander their CPF savings and would turn to the government for help, stating that there are no data provided to back up these claims. SDP indicated that many Singaporeans are being penalised for the actions of a few.

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Elitist Government Uses Assumption That Singaporeans Unable To Take Care Of Own Savings

Elitist Government Uses Assumption That Singaporeans Unable To Take Care Of Own Savings

How do the government come to this conclusion? Is it because they themselves cannot be trusted with their millions in salary? Or is this rule unjustly penalising the average Singaporeans, while the very rich and elite do not need the CPF, because, after all, they are rich, and they have money to burn in their old age.

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