Of the NSFs who enlist each year, 20 per cent of them are PRs and young male new citizens, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen.
Herd immunity will be elusive even if 100% of Singapore's population is infected with COVID, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung.
The government wants Sports Hub to be a community icon that Singaporeans can identify with, said Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Edwin Tong.
The Ministry of Defence is prepared to allow more athletes who are doing national service to disrupt and participate in international competitions, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said.
As COVID-19 daily cases are expected to rise to over 12,000, there are indications that the current wave of infections is near or at its peak, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung.
The public release of race-based data on prison inmates and crime statistics might “deepen racial stereotypes”, said Minister K Shanmugam.
There is no need for Singapore to enlist women for national service, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen, who said the societal cost for doing so would far outweigh any benefits.
Singapore will be bringing forward the implementation of its Budget 2022 measures to help households amid the global rise in prices, said Finance Minister Lawrence Wong.
As Singapore prepares for the safe resumption of sports activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the government will commit $20 million to restore sports participation.
The government will continue to uphold the "traditional family" policies amid divergent views on Section 377A of the Penal Code, said Minister for Social and Family Development Masagos Zulkifli.
Health Minister Ong Ye Kung has unveiled a new strategy aimed at expanding preventive care for residents across Singapore.
There are "good indications" that the Omicron transmission wave has peaked and is starting to subside, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung.
A Workers' Party proposal to make public transport free for the elderly and the disabled would see adult fares increase by 30-40 cents on average, said Transport Minister S Iswaran.
Transporting workers in key industries by bus may require a doubling or even tripling of the number of large private buses in the industry today, said Senior Minister of State for Transport Amy Khor in Parliament on Wednesday (9 March).
The timing of the move will depend on, among others, the public health situation in Singapore and the world.
NCMP Leong Mun Wai "sincerely and unreservedly" has apologised for his Facebook posts and comments that impugned Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin.
Singapore has set a new target of reducing land transport emissions from the 2016 peak by 80 per cent by 2050, said Transport Minister S Iswaran in Parliament.
It is unrealistic to set a hard cap on the working hours of teachers in Singapore, said Education Minister Chan Chun Sing in Parliament.
Mid-year examinations will be removed for all primary and secondary levels by 2023, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said.
The government will introduce a new point-based scoring system that will comprehensively evaluate Employment Pass (EP) applicants, said Manpower Minister Tan See Leng.
Singapore is “gravely concerned” over the cyber attacks against Ukraine's government websites and national banks, said Minister for Communications and Information Josephine Teo.
The public has strong trust in information on the COVID-19 pandemic provided in Singapore due to the government’s transparency, said Minister for Communications and Information Josephine Teo.
Three more Singaporeans have been evacuated from Ukraine while another six are still left in the war-torn country, said Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
Abolishing the death penalty will lead to more drugs being trafficked into Singapore, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam.
Policies and legislation need to evolve to keep abreast of the gradual shift in society's attitudes towards homosexuality, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam on Section 377A.