THE Workers' Party (WP) opposes a new law meant to give law enforcement officers powers to maintain public order in Little India, said party chairman Sylvia Lim in Parliament on Monday calling it "unnecessary" and a "kneejerk reaction" to the riot that happened on Dec 8.
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The Government is planning to roll out an assistance scheme for low-income families to ensure that they will continue to receive free-to-air TV channels when the nation switches to digital broadcasting by 2020.
Fish farmers still reeling from losses caused by mass fish deaths in recent weeks will get a helping hand, said Minister of State for National Development Maliki Osman on Tuesday.
Complexities in the building of the National Stadium have pushed back the completion date for the $1.33 billion Sports Hub.
The proposed public order law will allow the Police to continue to take calibrated measures to maintain public order and calm in Little India, Second Minister for Home Affairs S Iswaran told Parliament yesterday, at the bill's second reading.
The curriculum for Singapore Sports School students makes it hard for them to excel internationally, and this realisation prompted a recently-announced strategic review into the school's future direction.
Singapore's 12th Parliament comprises 87 Members of Parliament (MPs) and three Non-Constituency MPs (NCMPs). Of the MPs, 80 are from ruling People's Action Party (PAP) and seven from Workers' Party (WP).
The Media Development Authority (MDA) will conduct a pilot for a proposed scheme which allows arts groups to classify their own performances in the second quarter of the year.
SINGAPORE will disallow the Indonesian warship, named after two marines who carried out a bombing in Orchard Road, from calling at the Republic's ports or naval bases.
The Health Promotion Board's (HPB) frequently asked questions which have been a topic of controversy do not encourage same-sex relationships, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong.
Rail operators SMRT and SBS Transit stand to face much heftier fines for train disruptions in future, after Parliament passed a Bill on Monday to raise the maximum penalty to 10 per cent of the annual fare revenue of a rail line.
The assumptions that formed the basis for Transparency International to give Singapore a "poor" rating in a Government Defence Anti-Corruption Index last year are flawed, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said on Monday.
The Education Ministry is committed to providing independent schools with the resources they need to challenge and teach their students a sense of service, Education Minister Heng Swee Keat told Parliament on Monday.