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Shanmugam: LGBTQ community will be protected from religious-based violence, by law

Conversely, a person from the LGBTQ community targeting a member of a religious group will also be considered an offence.

October 12, 11:05 pm



Shanmugam repeatedly questions WP's Faisal Manap over separation of religion from politics

Eventually, WP chief Pritam Singh stepped in to make a statement.

October 10, 12:39 am



NMPs voice concern over S'poreans saying liberal education exposes students to 'political dissidents'

'If as a result of education the student discovers some social injustice and develops a conviction that they have a responsibility to set it right, then that is a consequence, but not the aim, of a liberal education.'

October 9, 04:58 pm



Ambassador-at-large Tommy Koh defends Alfian Sa'at amid Yale-NUS hullabaloo

Koh's remarks were made in reference to a speech by Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung on the incident.

October 8, 07:30 pm



S'pore Public Transport Council approves highest-ever fare hike of 7% in 2019 fare review exercise

Adults would have to pay 9 cents more per journey.

October 8, 05:00 pm



Yale-NUS saga: Here's a summary of the differences between what Ong Ye Kung & Alfian Sa'at said

We try to make sense of the speech and the FB posts for those who want to know what is going on.

October 8, 04:52 pm



Religious feelings are sometimes wounded because of misunderstandings: Lee Bee Wah

Lee asked how the government will determine what is sufficiently offensive to breach the law.

October 8, 03:49 pm



Victims in S'pore lost S$83.1m to scammers in first half of 2019, 40% more than same period last year

The number of police reports filed by scam victims was also up 40 per cent from the first half of last year.

October 8, 02:27 pm



Chan Chun Sing reveals Electoral Boundaries Committee formed on Aug. 1 after question from Pritam

The EBRC typically takes anywhere between two to seven months to release their report.

October 8, 10:33 am



1 in 10 S'pore teachers give paid tuition, MOE monitoring to ensure teachers aren't distracted

Excessive tuition can be detrimental to students, says Education Minister Ong Ye Kung.

October 8, 09:53 am

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