‘No credible intelligence’ of imminent terror threat to Singapore, says ISD, after Japanese govt’s warning
SINGAPORE — The Internal Security Department (ISD) has no knowledge of an imminent terror threat to Singapore, it said on Wednesday (Sept 15).
MOH may use Pofma to clamp down on websites promoting ivermectin as a Covid-19 cure: Ong Ye Kung
SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) is looking into the possibility of using the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (Pofma) to clamp down on websites that promote the use of anti-parasite drug ivermectin as a remedy against Covid-19.
The only terror threats we got in Singapore is the many scams... One after another. 😑 Let’s hope we are right.
Japan warns citizens of possible attack in Southeast AsiaJapan's Foreign Ministry urged its citizens on Monday to stay away from religious facilities and crowds in six Southeast Asian nations, warning of a possible attack. The warning applies to Japanese citizens in Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar. The advisory was met with puzzlement in several of those nations, which said they had no knowledge of such a threat, or details from Japan as to the source of its information.
Commentary: Singapore’s response against potential air threats – well-oiled machinery but task remains challengingThe Republic of Singapore Air Force scrambling of F-16 aircraft in response to a “potential air threat” on Saturday illustrates the airspace challenges facing the country, says Mike Yeo.
Singapore warns restrictive policies to send economy into tailspinSingapore's finance minister Lawrence Wong said on Tuesday companies would move their business to other places if the financial hub's policies turned overly restrictive, which would send its small and open economy into a tailspin. 'If we are not careful, decades of hard work to build up our business hub will be wasted, our economy will contract and go down in a tailspin,' Wong said in parliament. 'We will end up with far worse problems and it is not the foreigners but Singaporeans who will ultimately pay the price.'
Ministers slam PSP for ‘race-baiting’ with Ceca debate; opposition party rejects ‘racist’ label, defends legitimate concernsSINGAPORE — Government ministers took turns to label the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) racist and xenophobic during a parliamentary debate on Singapore’s foreign talent policy on Tuesday (Sept 14). Birds of a feather flock together PAPSingapore all gang up trying to deflect the obvious. Nice try bodohs! Which part of the question brought up racism sia? N the same morons saying Sg is NOT READY for a NON-CHINESE PM. Tat is not racist meh? MEH?! Playing that card eyyyyy Ministers still think that the public are ignorant and are always quick to label those who are not aligned to them. It just creates more mistrusts on the govt policies.
MHA proposes repeal of 83-year-old Sedition Act, as more recent laws deal with same concerns in ‘more targeted’ waysSINGAPORE — The Sedition Act, which criminalises conduct with seditious tendencies, might soon be repealed, as the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said it has “limited application” in Singapore today. AT A GLANCE: Since its introduction in 1938, there have been six prosecutions under the Sedition Act, the last in 2016. Read more:
Covid-19: 597 new locally transmitted cases; cluster of 28 infections at Ren Ci nursing home detectedSINGAPORE — Singapore reported 597 locally transmitted cases of Covid-19 on Monday (Sept 13), with two active clusters added to those close monitoring.