Daily Archives: 2016-04-14

Equal maternity leave for unwed mothers
By Sara Yong Published on by Sara Yong 0

Unwed mothers are to receive the same benefits as married mothers, announced Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin in Parliament on 12 April. 16 weeks of Government-paid maternity leave for mothers and a Child Development Account (CDA) for their children will Read More

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Woman acquitted of sexual penetration charges as law does not cover women as offenders
By Sara Yong Published on by Sara Yong 0

Biologically female Zunika Ahmad, 39, who pleaded guilty to six charges under the Penal Code for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl, was acquitted of all six charges on 12 April. The High Court ruled that according to the law, only a man can Read More

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Chan Chun Sing shoots his own foot with rebuttal to Sylvia Lim’s claim on PA
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

On Wednesday, Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC, Ms Sylvia Lim spoke in parliament on the question of whether have the People’s Association deviated from its mandate to counter communist activities and fostering social stability and national security. She questioned if the high Read More

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