Parliament

GST on low-value goods imported into S'pore needed to ensure level playing field for local businesses: Indranee Rajah

The bill was passed in Parliament on Nov. 2.

November 04, 2021, 03:15 AM

Sympathy, disappointment, resignation & WP's future: Local political commentators react to Raeesah Khan's admissions

Some mentioned the possibility of Raeesah Khan's resignation.

November 03, 2021, 09:26 PM

1 written warning, no fines given for failure to clear hawker centre trays since Sep. 1, 2021: Amy Khor

Diners at hawker centres have been "generally cooperative", she said.

November 03, 2021, 04:44 PM

WP leadership should take some responsibility for Raeesah Khan's transgression: Former WP NCMP Daniel Goh

Goh said that he couldn't believe a WP MP "blatantly lied multiple times in Parliament".

November 03, 2021, 03:03 PM

WP's Jamus Lim proposes wealth tax of 0.5% to 2% on the ultra-rich

He explained that wealth taxes can reduce overall inequality in society. 

November 02, 2021, 07:35 PM

Parents should not call up teachers at midnight asking about trivial matters: Chan Chun Sing

Chan noted that most parents were supportive, but a small minority placed an outsized demand on teachers.

November 02, 2021, 06:06 PM

S'pore's retirement policies tweaked to facilitate seniors working longer, if they wish to

Proposed amendments to the Retirement & Re-employment Act, and the CPF Act, were passed in Parliament on Nov. 2.

November 02, 2021, 05:37 PM

Govt will consider suggestion to make unvaxxed Covid-19 patients pay for their treatment: Ong Ye Kung

He said that this would serve as a strong signal for the unvaccinated to get their jabs.

November 02, 2021, 03:30 PM

Workers' Party forming Disciplinary Panel to look into MP Raeesah Khan's admissions in Parliament

The Panel comprises Pritam Singh, Sylvia Lim and Faisal Manap.

November 02, 2021, 01:06 PM

Raeesah Khan has been referred to a committee for lying in Parliament. What's next?

Mothership Explains: Parliamentary privilege protects MPs from being sued, but what happens when these privileges are abused?

November 02, 2021, 01:01 PM