by ValueChampion Amidst the longest bull market in history, investors are constantly chattering about whether the market has reached its peak. While Warren Buffett has shied away from making commentaries about the market, here’s what one might infer from his actions. Amidst the longest bull market in history, investors are constantly chattering about whether the market has reached its peak. While many …Read More »
The Online Citizen
How many have received a criminal record because they were too poor and didn’t have the time and money to get justice?
by Benjamin Matchap The Monica Baey case is really sad and brings up some sour feelings i have with my encounter with the law. As some of you may know, my girlfriend and I were attacked last year, by our next door neighbour. During the case, we felt that the law made it difficult for us to get justice. First …Read More »
by M Ravi, international human rights lawyer The headlines in recent days have been dominated by the ‘Monica Baey saga’ – the focus in particular on the inadequacy of actions in handling cases of sexual misconduct in an educational establishment such as NUS. One of the more prevalent but seemingly mysterious issues raised was the failure of the Attorney-General to …Read More »
by Joseph Nathan There was a time when chivalry would have saved damsels in distress but the concept of being a gentleman in Singapore has somewhat been trivialized and seen as self-discrimination, and was replaced with onerous legal recourse and prescriptive-books. Instead of socially correcting a social wrong and nipping the issue at the bud, contentious legal recourse and new …Read More »
Too many people who have had their futures ruined because the police chose to ruin their futures, because the PAP govt chose to ruin them
by Roy Ngerng Yi Ling In defending the man who filmed a female student while she was showering, the Singapore police said: “A prosecution, with a possible jail sentence, will likely ruin his entire future.” When the Prime Minister sued me, did the government think about how it would “ruin my entire future”? When the hospital I worked at fired …Read More »
AWARE feels no need for proposed POFMA and question “the Act’s positioning of the government and its functionaries as sole authorities on truth”
23 April 2019 — Gender-equality group AWARE today released a statement on the proposed Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA), announced earlier this month. This statement follows the group’s February 2018 submission to the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods. Echoing the opposition and caution sounded by other groups before it, AWARE detailed how the Act could stymie …Read More »
Just leaving it out here for readers to compare the two comments made by Minister of Home Affairs and Law, K Shanmugam on the alleged egg-throwing threat which the police took action upon and the case of outrage of modesty which the police choose to issue a 12-months conditional warning.Read More »
Is Minister K Shanmugam going to keep his silence on the police’s decision regarding the NUS scandal?
by Simon Lim I applause Education Minister Ong Ye Kung who came out promptly not to defend National University of Singapore for imposing a one semester suspension on Nick Lim but to admit that the penalties imposed on him are manifestly inadequate which they indeed are. Bravo Mr Ong. The true measure of any person is not where he/she stands …Read More »
by ValueChampion Airline shutdowns are more commonplace than travellers may imagine. In the span of a few months, two airlines shut down, leaving passengers stranded. What should you do if this happens to you? On the back of Iceland’s budget airline WOW Air’s shutdown, India’s Jet Airways has declared bankruptcywith plans to shut down fully in the coming weeks. Its last flight …Read More »
Minister of Education, Ong Ye Kung has just posted on his Facebook page on Monday evening to announce that he has spoken to the President of National University of Singapore and the Board Chairman to convey his concerns that the penalties NUS applied were manifestly inadequate in the recent sexual misconduct case. Mr Ong went on to state, “From here …Read More »