Strength of the community

SPEECH BY A/P MUHAMMAD FAISHAL BIN IBRAHIM DURING PARLIAMENT  MOTION ON RESTRICTING HATE SPEECH TO MAINTAIN RACIAL AND RELIGIOUS HARMONY IN SINGAPORE Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the Motion. Freedom of speech comes with a cost. When this means excluding communities and fracturing our society, it is a cost that we cannot bear. In its simplest form, hate speech can manifest in a single tweet or a passing comment. Yet, malicious content and intent can easily create unfounded fear and suspicion.....

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Command emphasis in SAF, Relations with Malaysia

Cuts by Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim during the Committee of Supply Debate 2019 Ministry of Defence Command Emphasis Mr Chairman, Safety is one of the SAF’s core values and it is integral to mission success. It enhances the soldiers’ confidence and enables the SAF to conduct realistic training and to operate effectively during missions. Safety, while an individual responsibility, is also a command responsibility. I understand that our commanders are trained in command schools on the requirements on how to conduct training safely,....

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Nee Soon’s Cancer Support Movement and Cancer Resource Centres

Nee Soon GRC launched “Never Alone”, Singapore’s first constituency-based cancer support and awareness movement on 27 Jan. In this movement, residents who have survived cancer will befriend and encourage neighbours going through the same journey. This is believed to be the first cancer support and awareness movement in Singapore launched by a GRC ’s community and grassroots, with support from partners. The movement includes 55 “Health Kakis” who are cancer survivors and residents of our GRC.....

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New Yishun Polyclinic complements Nee Soon GRC’s healthcare eco-system

The redeveloped Yishun Polyclinic in Yishun Avenue 9 was officially launched last Saturday by Nee Soon GRC’s Member of Parliament, Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam. Other guests include Senior Minister of State for Law and Health Edwin Tong, as well as Nee Soon MP A/P Faishal Ibrahim, who is also Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Social and Family Development & Ministry of Education, with fellow MP Louis Ng. With a floor space of 8,700 sq m,....

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