Daily Archives: 2016-05-05

Flat ownership transfers only allowed in certain cases: HDB

The Housing and Development Board (HDB) has implemented new restrictions for the transfer of flat ownership to a family member or partner. From 1 April this year onwards, ownership transfers are only allowed under six special circumstances. These six circumstances include marriage, divorce, death of an owner, financial hardship, renunciation of citizenship and medical reasons. Previously, flat owners could simply …

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Eight radicalised Bangladeshi workers detained under Internal Security Act

The Internal Security Department of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) detained eight radicalised Bangladeshi nationals on 26 April under the Internal Security Act (ISA). The eight men were members of a clandestine group known as Islamic State in Bangladesh (ISB). On 3 May, the MHA released the names of the eight men detained. Of the eight men, one was …

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In 2002, Chee Soon Juan was fined for speaking up on Tudung Issue

In light of recent accusations of Racism direct at Dr Chee by Minister of Culture Grace Fu and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, it may be timely to remind the voters of Bukit Batok and the populace at large that Dr Chee was the only Singaporean ever to be charged for speaking for Muslims. In 2002, Dr Chee was slapped …

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