PM Lee Hsien Loong’s working visit to Argentina and participation in the G20 Leaders’...

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will make a working visit to Buenos Aires, Argentina in conjunction with the 13th G20 Leaders’ Summit, at the...

Public areas in Orchard Road precinct to be designated as no smoking zone from...

The National Environment Agency (NEA) announced in a press release on Wednesday (28 November) that public areas within the Orchard Road precinct will be...

Shuffle of appointments in the Council of Presidential Advisers as its chairman retires

Mr Eddie Teo will be appointed to be the new Chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisers (CPA) by the President under Article 37B(3A) of the...

Infrastructure Protection Act (IPA) to take effect from 18 Dec, no unauthorised photography and...

The Infrastructure Protection Act (IPA), which is touted to be part of counter-terrorism strategy to protect Singapore’s critical infrastructure, and buildings that are iconic...

Three-quarter tank rule expanded to cover Singapore-registered diesel-powered vehicles leaving Singapore to Malaysia via...

Singapore Customs stated in a press release on Wednesday (2 January) that the three-quarter tank rule will be expanded to cover Singapore-registered diesel-powered vehicles,...

Joseph Leong appointed to be Permanent Secretary (Defence Development) starting from 1 March

Senior civil servant Joseph Leong will be appointed Permanent Secretary (Defence Development) starting from 1 March, announced the Public Service Division (PSD) in a press...

SCDF paramedics to be equipped with Body-Worn Cameras starting from 1 February

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) paramedics will be progressively equipped with Body-Worn Cameras (BWCs), which is is a compact device worn over the ear, starting...

Changes in Permanent Secretary Appointments

The Public Service Division (PSD) announced on Tuesday (5 March) that eight civil servants will be taking on a new position or seeing a...

IMDA: Earthworks contractors to have greater clarity on the work requirements in vicinity of...

Earthworks contractors will have greater clarity on the requirements they have to comply with for projects carried out in the vicinity of underground telecommunication...

Singapore DPM Teo Chee Hean visits Vietnam, DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam to visit China

SINGAPORE - Singapore's two deputy prime ministers are making separate visits to Vietnam and China until next week during which they will meet with...

Kaki Bukit association of hawkers in Workers’ Party ward shuts down

SINGAPORE - An association that represented hawkers in Bedok North and helped resolve their infamous row with the Workers' Party-run town council over the...

More court protection for victims of online falsehoods

Individuals and companies which cannot get their harassers to take down false statements about them online can turn to the courts for corrections to...

NZ, Dutch shootings highlight need to stand firm against extremism

The recent attacks in Christchurch, in New Zealand, and the Dutch city of Utrecht have underscored the need for people to unequivocally reject and...

Parliament: MPs express concern over decriminalisation of attempted suicide

While there is a need to remove the stigma against mental illness, retaining the offence of attempted suicide in the Penal Code would be...

Judges must refer serious cases of hurt, harassment to police

Judges will be required to escalate serious cases of hurt or harassment to the police, under a new law, even if the victims have...

One comment taken out of context and NMP was ‘most hated man’ for a...

Nominated MP Walter Theseira was "the most hated man in Singapore" for a day or two last year because a comment he made was...

MPs welcome changes to harassment law but want more protection for some

The changes to the harassment law to afford swifter and greater protection to victims were welcomed by MPs in Parliament yesterday, but some highlighted...

Single-payer universal insurance scheme a better alternative to the 3Ms: SDP chairman Paul Tambyah

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has proposed a single-payer universal insurance scheme as a more financially viable alternative to the current 3Ms – Medisave,...

SDP proposes alternative plan to make healthcare system fairer and more sustainable

Do away with the 3Ms (Medisave, Medishield and Medifund) and introduce a single-payer insurance scheme for Singapore’s healthcare system.This was the main proposal by...

Are critics being too harsh on Malaysia’s one-year old Pakatan Harapan government?

Malaysia’s 14th General Election went down as one of the most iconic – if not the most iconic – election in the country’s history,...

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