Parliament

Comment: The 2024 Budget is laser-focused on winning a General Election now & governing long-term

An election budget? An introduction to Lawrence Wong's leadership? A blueprint for the future? Why not all three.

February 17, 2024, 11:38 AM

Budget 2024 Comment: Skills pay bills. But who will pay for skills?

Some of my enthusiasm might be age related.

February 16, 2024, 11:27 PM

Govt explains why they think NUS 2022 survey showed 'happiness' declined among S'poreans

They said one reason might be people's emotions due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

February 14, 2024, 02:14 PM

Sengkang reportedly one of S'pore's urban heat vulnerability hotspots, WP's He Ting Ru asks govt to address heat issue

She said the vulnerable groups are especially affected by the rising temperatures.

February 09, 2024, 02:11 PM

31 MPs spoke on improving mental health in S'pore, urging for a national effort. Here's what they said.

In case you missed it.

February 09, 2024, 09:36 AM

PSP's motion on reserves passes after PAP's amendments, WP & PSP rejects amended motion

Members from both WP & PSP argued that using more reserves won't affect its growth.

February 08, 2024, 07:09 PM

PM Lee challenges opposition to bring up spending reserves during GE, says we’re not ‘Ah Sia Kia’

He wants Singaporeans to decide and believes that Singaporeans can "do the right thing".

February 08, 2024, 01:54 PM

DPM Wong addresses how govt will help S'poreans with mental health

He calls on all Singaporeans to join him in the national movement to improve everyone's mental health.

February 07, 2024, 04:27 PM

Wide availability of food is best safeguard to prevent 'runaway' cooked food prices: Govt

It has been regulating rent prices and has not increased rent over the past five years for 97% of the 374 coffee shops it owns.

February 07, 2024, 01:56 PM

5 to 18 'financial abuse' cases of vulnerable adults per year for past 5 years, perpetrator often immediate family member

MSF is concerned with the potential negative effects suffered by victim-survivors and the wider community.

February 07, 2024, 12:45 PM