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,...

Minister Khaw awarded NTUC’s Medal of Honour by 4G Minister Ng

It was reported that Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan has been given the National Trade Union Congress (NTUC)’s most prestigious award, the Medal of...

WP: S’poreans must be able to compete for jobs with foreigners on level playing...

In its May Day message (1 May), the Workers’ Party (WP) calls for more support for all Singaporean workers, including older PMETs.In particular, WP...

Johor prince Tunku Idris indicates interest in contesting in GE15; Malaysian netizens question possible...

Johor prince Tunku Idris Iskandar Sultan Ibrahim made waves across the Internet yesterday (29 Apr) as he posted Instagram Stories hinting at his intention...

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