Parliament

Parliament raises minimum fine for MP disqualification from S$2,000 to S$10,000

The amendment was passed unanimously in Parliament.

May 10, 2022, 07:21 PM

Shanmugam: Too harsh to permanently ban cheating trainee lawyers from the Bar

However, a message about dealing with their actions "very seriously" must also be sent, he said.

May 10, 2022, 05:00 PM

Shanmugam: No hostile information campaign directed at S'pore over Russia's invasion of Ukraine

The minister added that the government will continue with its efforts in building up a discerning and well-informed public.

May 10, 2022, 02:15 PM

Govt to publicly share findings of review on S'pore's response to Covid-19: Lawrence Wong

Work on the review has already begun, Wong said.

May 09, 2022, 07:44 PM

Ng Eng Hen: Introducing NS for women to signal gender equality an 'inadequate justification'

Ng added that such proposals are inadequate justifications to mandate that a person must suspend individual liberties as a civilian, give up two years of his or her life and go to jail if they do not do so, as NS defaulters have been sentenced.

May 09, 2022, 05:56 PM

Flexible work arrangements should be permanent feature of the workplace: Gan Siow Huang

The government and its tripartite partners will be working with employers to support training toward the implementation of such arrangements.

May 09, 2022, 05:35 PM

Comment: When exactly will PM Lee pass the baton to Lawrence Wong? We look at past examples.

Whether running an Olympic race or running a country, the timing of passing the baton is very important.

April 25, 2022, 09:59 AM

Gender bias deeply embedded in social practices, but education & technology are driving change: Ong Ye Kung

Ong called on men to be more supportive to women, and to see themselves as "equal partners" in society.

April 07, 2022, 11:55 AM

Govt to support caregivers & safeguard fairness in workplaces, but everyone can help advance women's equality: Josephine Teo

The Minister for Communications & Information used her own family and work history to illustrate her points.

April 06, 2022, 05:52 PM

Elections Department proposes to raise minimum fine for MP disqualification from S$2,000 to S$10,000

ELD said the fine quantum should be increased to "account for inflation".

April 05, 2022, 07:07 PM