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Singapore Parliament

Parliament on Tuesday (Jan 20) passed the Foreign Employee Dormitories Bill, which provides a licensing framework for dormitories with at least 1,000 beds. On Monday, the House passed the Pawnbrokers Bill, and the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill, as well as introduced four new Bills.

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"Out of touch" politician is a lost cause: Sitoh Yih Pin

Singapore Parliament

Potong Pasir MP Sitoh Yih Pin described an "out of touch" politician. The label gives the impression that one is lacking in empathy and is a euphemism for elitism. Once a politician is seen to be elitist and lacking in empathy, people cannot see themselves having an engaging relationship with him which is based on mutual understanding and respect.           

03 Mar 2014