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WP's Dennis Tan Says POFMA Will have Chilling Effect In Singapore

WP's Dennis Tan Says POFMA Will have Chilling Effect In Singapore

Workers' Party MP Denis Tan voiced his concerns over the chilling effect the POFMA Bill would have in Singapore, when speaking out in Parliament against the Fake News bill. He cited concerns over the lack of clarity over what would constitute “in the public interest” under the law as some of the definitions provided were too general or lacked a precise scope

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Pritam Singh: Courts, Not Ministers, Should Be Decision Makers In Fake News Bill

Pritam Singh: Courts, Not Ministers, Should Be Decision Makers In Fake News Bill

Workers Party Secretary-General and MP for Aljunied, Pritam Singh, said in Parliament that the WP opposes the Fake News Bill, and reiterated their stand that the Courts, and not Ministers, should be the decision maker of Fake News. He also said that there is a genuine sense among Singaporeans that this Bill can easily be abused in the wrong hands.

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Gerald Giam: MSM Focus On Victim And Pushing Blame To NUS Wrong On So Many Levels

Gerald Giam: MSM Focus On Victim And Pushing Blame To NUS Wrong On So Many Levels

Giam also took offence on how the local media keep their focus on the victim, so much so that the victim's name and photos are splashed everywhere, and that everyone knows that it was her who was filmed showering, but yet the name of the perpetrator is not mentioned and his photos are not splashed in the papers. He ended his post by saying "This is wrong on so many levels"

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WP SYLVIA LIM'S RESERVED PRESIDENCY MOTION FINALLY PICKED, VIKRAM NAIR NS MOTION FAILS FOR 4TH TIME

Just balloted for tomorrow's adjournment motion (3 Oct 2017). Sylvia Lim's motion has been picked. She was present for the draw, as she had been the previous round. Vikram Nair's motion would have to be deferred again for the fourth time. His topic is on the future of NS. There are various platforms for every individual MPs to surface issues that concern them. Do make full use of these opportunities.

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