The Singapore Parliament voted on Tuesday (29 November) to repeal Section 377A of the Penal Code, a colonial-era law which criminalises gay sex between men.
Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh said that the Workers' Party will lift the party whip on the Parliamentary debate on the repeal of Section 377A.
Singapore authorities have contingency plans to prevent stampedes and crowd crushes at large-scale events, said Minister of State for Home Affairs Sun Xueling.
A new Bill was introduced in Parliament to clarify court processes for applications for stay of execution in death penalty cases when appeals have been exhausted.
A Bill to repeal Section 377A of the Penal Code was tabled in Parliament, paving the way to strike off the law which criminalises sex between men,
The Singapore Armed Forces is examining measures to enhance safety in military demonstrations at the National Day Parade, after the botched parachute jump at this year's parade.
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.