23 March 2019
This week, New Zealand has set a good example for how a community should react in the wake of a terror attack, said Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam as he reiterated the importance of protecting minority rights and freedom of religion in Singapore. He will also table a motion that will touch on hate speech as well as race and religious relations in Parliament in early April, against the backdrop of a rise in hate speech worldwide.
In other news, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said that Government-built flats still have value even when its owner reaches 85 years old. Meanwhile, the latest Job Vacancies report by Ministry of Manpower showed that more employers are looking beyond academic qualifications.