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The police could show more compassion and finesse in dealing with teenagers

The police could show more compassion and finesse in dealing with teenagers

The tragic suicide of a 14-year-old teenager Benjamin Lim has struck a raw nerve among Singaporeans about questionable police methods of interrogation of teenagers. The manner in which Benjamin Lim was hauled from his school by five burly plainclothes police officers for a suspected molestation offence for interrogation could... 

Don’t be taken in by Heng Swee Keat’s half-truths

Don’t be taken in by Heng Swee Keat’s half-truths

I refer to the 30 Jan 2016 Straits Times report “Let’s create value and share it: Heng Swee Keat”. Mr Heng said: “Since its founding, Singapore has faced challenges which spur innovation, from a lack of water to an ageing population”. It is imperative that Singaporeans be reminded of the simple... 

WP position on filling NCMP position sound

WP position on filling NCMP position sound

I refer to the 30 Jan 2016 Straits Times report “Party’s transfer of vacant seat a political manouevre: PAP MPs”. Spirit of NCMP scheme While the spirit of the NCMP scheme is to offer a seat in parliament to the best performing opposition candidate who lost, performance is relative. All else being equal, opposition... 

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