K. Shanmugam

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K Shanmugam said : “You shouldn’t be able to come to court and say you have a bright future, you will go far and so on,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, March 5, 2021 6:46:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "Voyeurism is not merely a thoughtless act that a young student commits in a moment of folly," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, March 5, 2021 6:46:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “If the ministers are biased, they lack integrity, then that will spread. Maybe slowly, but surely. The institutions that we have set up can delay the spread. It may depend on how long the top remains bad, but it won’t be a happy situation,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, March 1, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “If the statement was meant only to cover a future possibility, without any hint or suggestion of a lack of integrity amongst current top civil servants, then that should have been made crystal clear,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, March 1, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “LGBTQ persons, non-LGBTQ persons, we are all equal. We are not any lesser by reason of our sexual preferences. And if anyone stirs hate speech either for or against any sexual or religious community, we will take action,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, March 1, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “at the forefront of dealing with religious issues” “We meet different religious leaders, we work hard to preserve religious harmony amongst the different faiths. Our integrity, honesty, reliability and neutrality are key to us and those are the currencies we deal in,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 1, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The timbre of our ministers will ultimately decide everything else. If the ministers are biased, they lack integrity, then that will spread - maybe slowly, but surely,” “And you only have to look at some countries outside of Singapore - many countries, including first world countries - to see what can go wrong, and how quickly,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 1, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Given the many steps that have been taken, there is no immediate need for another White Paper, but it is an issue which we will keep reviewing,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 1, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “That's been a game-changer to deter, investigate and solve crimes,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 1, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The vision is to have a smart prison that leverages technology to automate routine work, so that prison officers can be more focused on inmates’ rehabilitation,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 1, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "What was done to Ms Piang, the foreign domestic worker, was terrible, completely unacceptable. In fact, none of these words describe adequately what actually happened to her" External link

AsiaOne Friday, February 26, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The first charge was actually intentional murder for which the death penalty could have been the possible punishment. But, because of the evidence that was available, it was then brought down to culpable homicide, under Section 304A of the Penal Code," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The foreign domestic worker has passed away. And, you will only have the word of the people who are accused or related family members," "Nevertheless, because of the very thorough work that was undertaken and the availability of the CCTV cameras, the evidence that was put forward, and the assessment of the psychiatric evidence, both prosecution and defence, Madam Gaiyathiri decided to plead guilty to a charge of culpable homicide" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In many countries, that’s part of the issue. You have to wait for them to do something and often that’s too late,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, January 28, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “It would be said in a court of law, that he was only thinking about it. He has planned it, but he hasn’t actually taken a step yet. So, in many countries, without laws similar to the Internal Security Act, you can’t move early until there is some further act of preparation,” External link

tribune Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:02:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “It would be said in a court of law, that he was only thinking about it. He has planned it, but he hasn’t actually taken a step yet. So, in many countries, without laws similar to the Internal Security Act, you can’t move early until there is some further act of preparation,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "In many countries, that is part of the issue. You got to wait for them to do something, and often, that’s too late, and I think our people support the approach where we intervene very early," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “he would be careful about going in that direction” "You go to a mosque, you go to a temple, you go to a church, you go to a place of worship, you are approaching with a spiritual mindset," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : "It would be said in a court of law, that he was only thinking about it. He has planned it, but he hasn't actually taken a step yet. So, in many countries, without laws similar to the Internal Security Act, you can't move early until there is some further act of preparation," External link

msn-uk Thursday, January 28, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “It would be said in a court of law, that he was only thinking about it. He has planned it, but he hasn’t actually taken a step yet. So, in many countries, without laws similar to the Internal Security Act, you can’t move early until there is some further act of preparation,” External link

ara-reuters Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “It would be said in a court of law, that he was only thinking about it. He has planned it, but he hasn’t actually taken a step yet. So, in many countries, without laws similar to the Internal Security Act, you can’t move early until there is some further act of preparation,” External link

reuters-af Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "And Tarrant inspired this boy, whom we picked up. It is sad, I would say, that it's come to this, the world has come to this. And it's also creeping in into Singapore," External link

AsiaOne Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "It's also worrying that we are picking up young people," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “There is something profoundly counterintuitive about the notion that these cases, which seek relief for injuries caused by worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, should be litigated in state courts under the laws of different states,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:10:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The tendency has been on the side of the internet platforms to say: Hey, it’s free speech, there shouldn’t be any regulation of it,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:55:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The fact that a number of them happen to be opposition politicians, suggests to you as to who then engages in such conduct,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:55:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The fact that a number of them happen to be opposition politicians, suggests to you as to who then engages in such conduct," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The fact that a number of them happen to be opposition politicians, suggests to you as to who then engages in such conduct,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, January 12, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The fact that a number of them happen to be opposition politicians, suggests to you as to who then engages in such conduct," External link

msn-uk Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:40:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "While that requirement is not in the legislation, it will be carefully considered within the police and discretion will be exercised in seeking this information," External link

zdnet Tuesday, January 5, 2021 11:20:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “as long as the seeking of such information is not excluded by some other written law” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, January 5, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "Since residential students are coming from different locations they shall remain in quarantine and self-monitor health for 14 days before being allowed to attend the classes (even if they bring a negative test report or the university or the college plan to test them on arrival)," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 6, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The second major part is when the inmates get released. The people who got them in trouble in the first place, the reason why they went to prison or are in prison, are the people waiting outside when they are coming out," External link

straitstimesSG Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "I put this down to the power of money. Companies see a huge amount of profit and a very invidious idea that cannabis is not harmful is being pushed," "But the evidence that it is harmful is quite substantive" External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "You can never win the fight. But, we more or less have it under control" External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The second major part is when the inmates get released. The people who got them in trouble in the first place, the reason why they went to prison or are in prison, are the people waiting outside when they are coming out," External link

straitstimesSG Saturday, December 5, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "So the real question is, for policy in this area, should it be done by governments or should it be done by lobbyists and companies? " External link

straitstimesSG Saturday, December 5, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The evidence was quite clear, and I said at the UN, 'Look, if there is evidence that it's not harmful, we will change. But so far, what we have done has worked for us. No one has been able to show me (otherwise)'," External link

straitstimesSG Saturday, December 5, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Christian Religious ) : “In a modification of the Standard Operating Procedures issued for Christian Religious Places....the Government hereby permit the eucharist/holy communion with the condition that eucharist should be offered to the devotees only in individual cups,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 2, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Since Christmas is being celebrated in the month of December, it is represented to the government that the eucharist/holy communion may be permitted as it is a very important part of the worship” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 2, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Christian Religious ) : “In a modification of the Standard Operating Procedures issued for Christian Religious Places....the Government hereby permit the eucharist/holy communion with the condition that eucharist should be offered to the devotees only in individual cups,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 2, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Since Christmas is being celebrated in the month of December, it is represented to the government that the eucharist/holy communion may be permitted as it is a very important part of the worship” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 2, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Therefore, the Collectors are instructed by the Chief Minister to enforce strict discipline in marriage halls or at such places and, as a deterrent measure, resort to the closure of such premises which are violating the SOP. The individual persons who are not using masks and also the owner of the marriage hall and the parties who are organising the marriages but not observing the SOP should be penalised, if needed, to enforce strict discipline,” External link

thehindu Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "All government offices including offices of local bodies, government undertakings/corporations, boards, banks, financial institutions etc will be closed on Wednesday. However, all essential services shall function as usual," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam added : "Free speech for us stops at the boundary of giving offence to religion. There is a fence, that fence protects religious sensitivities. The Charlie Hebdo cartoonists, if they were here, they would have been told to stop. If they didn't stop, ISD would visit them and they would be arrested," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "That speech then got a very strong counter-reaction from Muslims around the world, and some describe the actions of France as Islamophobic. Jihadists have jumped on it, they have called on followers to attack French interests and to attack anyone who insults Islam and the way they define as insulting Islam," "We all know jihadists don't represent Islam, you have people like that in every religion who will resort to violence. So it's not a problem with any particular religion, but you will always have people like this. It's a question of how do they deal with them" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “There was nothing improper nor any undue pressure on the police or the Attorney-General’s Chambers at any stage of these investigations and proceedings,” External link

macaudailytimes Thursday, November 5, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “But I have said that we are now considering how we can set up a public defenders office which would be sustainable. So in principle there is no issue, the question is how do you implement it,” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, November 5, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam cited : “So having a criminal case pending, why should we make Singaporeans suffer disproportionately more?” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “There will be many other cases like this,” “But even if there is no specific remand situation, if you bring forward some people in the queue, the others in the queue will have to wait longer,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Commission ) : “I am prepared to recommend to Cabinet that we have a Commission of Inquiry but member should first tell us what he wants this Commission of Inquiry to look into, and he should confirm that he will come to the Commission of Inquiry and state his position,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “So Members can understand and appreciate the load on our officers,” “My concern is that there is a limit to how much our officers can do with increasing workload and increasing expectations, but without a proportionate increase in manpower” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The police will engage the services of interpreters if the interviewee is unable to understand the language used by the interviewer or vice versa,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Commission ) : “Thus, before we have a Commission of Inquiry which is a serious matter (that) will take up resources and lots of time … member should specify what part of this matter continues to reasonably make him believe and question that undue influence was used by the Liews,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam explained : “There is a framework to assess the suitability of interpreters, which includes their qualifications and relevant work experience,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “In (Ms Liyani's) case, she was asked. She said she could speak in Malay,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam asked : “Our approach has been: Legal aid for those who truly need it, with public-private partnership tapping on the excellent pro-bono spirit of our lawyers, and should we give it up?” “But we are also not completely satisfied with the current model. These are some hard questions - How can we better help those who can’t pay for lawyers and yet, make sure we don’t go down the road that other countries have travelled” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “We should aim to have a structure that helps those who truly need help, but doesn’t become an unacceptable strain on the Treasury. And those who can afford to pay for lawyers, the taxpayer should not have to pay for them,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “There are many aspects of Karl’s conduct and evidence ... which are highly unsatisfactory, which raise scepticism, based on what he said at the trial,” “He appeared not to be a credible witness” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “There was nothing improper nor any undue pressure on the police or the Attorney-General’s Chambers at any stage of these investigations and proceedings,” External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, November 4, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Ms Liyani did not say that she wanted to complain to MOM about anything else,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Liew Mun Leong ) : “Based on this, the High Court also said that Liew Mun Leong and Karl must have been concerned, and therefore there is reasonable doubt as to whether they had a motive to make allegations and a police report against Ms Liyani,” “The court in fact said this threat by Ms Liyani ... to lodge a complaint with the MOM was ‘most critical’” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The High Court therefore said the case of theft is not proven because it can’t be proven that Ms Liyani took them,” “There could have been interference when the boxes were with the Liews” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Looking at the facts, the High Court’s view that there was a break in the chain of custody is understandable in respect of these items,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In the circumstances, is it understandable that a police report is filed?” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “If there were issues with the statement taking, then that affects the question of whether there in fact inconsistencies in her statement,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “For example when she admitted to taking the 10 to 15 items of male clothing, she meant to say something different from what was recorded in her statement,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In this case, the police officers believed in good faith that Ms Liyani understood Malay,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “When AGC conducted its internal review on this matter, AG recused himself,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “then Singapore will lose its cohesion and it can’t succeed” “Thus it is essential that we have a fair system, that we have a clean system, that we have a system that gives opportunities to all,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “When corruption allegations surfaced, Mr Lee directed the CPIB (Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau) to conduct investigations,” “Mr Teh was placed on leave of absence. He ultimately chose to end his life rather than face trial or corruption charges, which the AGC had then yet to settle” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In most countries, commissioners of SCDF, assistant directors of CPIB are pretty much untouchable,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “If we feel there is some conduct that requires a closer look, we do take a closer look,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Karl has been investigated as to whether he committed any criminal offence, including perjury,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The High Court found Karl’s claim that he wore women’s T-shirts suspect,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Karl agreed that a pink knife that he had earlier said he had purchased before 2002 was likely manufactured after that date,” “The High Court said this affected Karl’s credibility and his claim to ownership” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The bedsheet had the same pattern as a quilt cover which had an IKEA label,” “Karl’s wife, Heather, also testified that she had never seen the bedsheet in her room on on her bed” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We want to emphasise that the studies need to be taken in context. Some tentative conclusions can be drawn, but the very nature of these studies is such that more work will have to be done over periods of time,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 5, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "a 15 to 19 percentage point reduction in the probability that traffickers would choose to traffic above the capital sentence threshold" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 5, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : "There is majority public support for the death penalty. Various surveys have been conducted which show this," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 5, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The Government has the responsibility to ensure the safety and security of Singaporeans, while maintaining a fair and just criminal justice system," "The rights of offenders need to be considered, in the context of the rights of victims and the right of Singaporeans to live in safety and security. The approach we have taken has resulted in Singapore being one of the safest places in the world to live. This is something deeply valued by Singaporeans" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 5, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “And if he is against the death penalty, then it will also be useful to hear from him on his reasons for his position. The member’s views will be given careful and respectful consideration,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 5, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “It has to be a deep mindset change,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 5, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “It has to be a deep mindset change,” External link

themalaymailonline Sunday, October 4, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The AGC did not object to the appointment of the disciplinary tribunal, because this would provide an opportunity for the prosecutors to give their account of what happened, and explain themselves,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, October 2, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam admitted : "something has gone wrong in the chain of events" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam admitted : "something has gone wrong in the chain of events" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Generally, about 10% of the overall volume of produce is being traded through regulated markets in the State. At times, it may go up to 25% but not more than that,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam admitted : "something has gone wrong in the chain of events" External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam admitted : "something has gone wrong in the chain of events" External link

bbc Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam admitted : "something has gone wrong in the chain of events" External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “imprinted deeply into our collective consciousness” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Both sides, PAP MPs and WP MPs, appear to be very interested,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In the last few days, I've been receiving notices of various questions that have been filed by MPs,” “Several PAP members, at least two, have filed questions on the Parti Liyani case and the way which it has been handled,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Obviously, MPs are interested. Now, WP has also filed a motion,” “I think it's good that both sides, PAP MPs as well as WP MPs, appear to be very interested” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "In the process, we should not be defensive. It should not be a witch hunt," "We have to find out what happened, why it happened and then deal with it. And be accountable. That’s the best way to build trust in public, in the system. To come out in public and say what steps we have taken once the reviews are done" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “We have to find out what happened, why it happened and then deal with it. And be accountable. That’s the best way to build trust in the system. To come out in public and say what steps we have taken once the reviews are done” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, September 12, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The (High Court) judge’s comments, we take them very seriously. Something has gone wrong in the chain of events. We have to look at that, and deal with what went wrong” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The (High Court) judge’s comments, we take them very seriously. Something has gone wrong in the chain of events. We have to look at that, and deal with what went wrong” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All of you should be aware that the worst time in pandemic management is yet to come,” External link

thehindu Friday, September 4, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “As far as possible, encourage asymptomatic and mild patients to take home isolation for treatment with close monitoring,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 4, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We will also continue to be a responsible member of the international community and fulfil our international obligations, such as our efforts in anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism,” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “To support this, MHA has set up a Safe Travel Office ... to provide a single touchpoint for all travellers, and also provide coordination across the many agencies involved in the various travel schemes,” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “HTX will put its technological capabilities and scientific expertise to use in the fight against the virus,” “In addition, technology such as unmanned aerial vehicles, patrol robots and remote sensors are being deployed for monitoring of key facilities to better detect crowding and ensure safe distancing” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “We will consider the need for new legislation to better guard against foreign interference in our domestic politics, and counter hostile information campaigns mounted by foreign actors,” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “To better deal with the threat of scams, we recently set up the Inter-Ministry Committee on Scams, which will coordinate efforts across the Government to innovate and implement cross-cutting solutions,” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam says : “Continual movement of vehicles is posing a challenge to residents. At night, we are disturbed by the movement of lorries. Besides, it also poses a risk to pedestrians’ safety, as the footpath and road are on the same level,” External link

Hindu Saturday, August 15, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We want a record of persons travelling to other districts, so that if someone tests positive, we can trace their movement and contacts. As long as there is inter-district restriction of movement, we will continue to make e-passes mandatory,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 15, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “E-pass with one-month validity may be given to each applicant company. The company can apply for extension of the passes after one month if there is a requirement,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “But the judges decide based on what is presented to them. I think courts are not the issue. Courts are independent. When we disagree, the approach should be to look at the legal policy framework, which the Government can change,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "there are strong feelings on the punishment" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "Of course, women's protections in Singapore are very high, and we have to continue to make sure that it is so, both in terms of the framework and the application," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "I think it's natural when people are unhappy, they look at the courts and the judges," External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “not surprising in the context of Sengkang” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "It's very clear that they have no plans. And when asked, Mr Bowyer says, oh, we will give more jobs as cleaners to Singaporeans in the town council. " External link

AsiaOne Sunday, July 5, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam asked : "Even if you're there to check (on the ruling party), what are your alternative policies?" External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “So the question is, what are you (the opposition) running for Parliament for? You've got to have a plan and a policy for people,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "We have to adapt to that [online] world, we have to do our best but without losing our message," External link

AsiaOne Saturday, July 4, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam wrote : “Done deliberately to stoke anger, unhappiness, racial tensions. Action will be taken,” External link

asianage Thursday, July 2, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “Lockdown is not the solution, whereas containment management is the solution. Lockdown is required by balancing relaxation and restriction,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The current lockdown is supported by a very clear strategy of early and active identification of COVID-19 cases and bringing the affected persons for treatment. We are now undertaking active searches, using the lockdown for better surveillance. Aggressive door-to-door testing is being carried out to look for symptomatic cases,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The current lockdown is supported by a very clear strategy of early and active identification of COVID-19 cases and bringing the affected persons for treatment. We are now undertaking active searches, using the lockdown for better surveillance. Aggressive door-to-door testing is being carried out to look for symptomatic cases,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Even if a person tests negative, he should be kept under strict quarantine for 14 days to prevent the spread of the disease,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The existing health infrastructure in three verticals viz. COVID hospitals (for severe cases), COVID Health Care Centre (For moderate cases) and COVID Care Centres (for mild and asymptomatic cases) shall be reviewed continuously and ramped up according to the requirement and trend in positive cases, for better management of patients. Early detection and early admission to the hospital will certainly reduce death rate,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “You can be as hard as you like on the Government policies, on the Government in your viewpoints. You can offer counter policies. POFMA cannot apply to any of that,” “It’s only when you say that ... specific facts are not true or you put out lies, then you’re required to carry a health warning. I don’t see that as an issue” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “What are the fault lines in every society? Race, religion, anything that can differentiate one group from another group. And here, race, religion incidents shot up in April, and the anti-foreigner sentiment too,” “We’ve got to deal with it and apply the law equally whether you’re white, brown, yellow, whatever,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The POFMA orders require you to put up a health warning that what you have said is untrue. So it doesn’t disadvantage you,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “You can argue censorship only if your article is taken down,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "There are some who genuinely don’t know enough and are therefore concerned, and that’s a small minority. And there are some who know full well, but are cynical and cynically trying to put out further lies about POFMA," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The stress of the (COVID-19) situation, and the economic stress, physical stress, the pressure, in every society, has created serious issues,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “The key thing is to tell people that if we take sufficient measures and if each one of us treats ourselves as a frontliner in this fight and that each one of us bears individual responsibility ... we can have a successful Phase 2 and move towards Phase 3,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "Apart from the cost of salaries, rental is a big cost - it’s up to 25 to 30 per cent," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Wu Meng ) : “Dr Tan Wu Meng’s post is a very serious post. It’s a very thoughtful post. I think the point may be missed quite easily” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Pritam Singh ) : “All that Dr Tan did was set out in a post what Alfian had said and asked, you know, if you knew about this when you supported him in Parliament? There was nothing about Mr Pritam Singh’s character, there was nothing about attacking Mr Pritam Singh. It was a legitimate question,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “the period of absence of government employees during the lockdown from March 25 to May 17 be treated as duty, since no transport facility was available” External link

thehindu Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “the period of absence of government employees during the lockdown from March 25 to May 17 be treated as duty, since no transport facility was available” External link

Hindu Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The main objective of this lockdown is to restrict the movement of people within the area and outside to reduce the disease spread,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The main objective of this lockdown is to restrict the movement of people within the area and to outside to reduce the disease spread,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The number of cases in Greater Chennai Corporation limits and other urban areas in the districts of Tiruvallur, Chengalpet and Kancheepuram are on the increase due to the large urban population and the fact that in many zones the houses are located in close proximity and the average living space is also small,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam says : “Our ticket rates were among the lowest in the city. My father (Kumaran) was very clear that it needs to be a budget-friendly theatre to which an entire family could come,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam says : “We had a six-month holiday then, and my cousin Karthik and me saw it being built from scratch,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam recalls : “I remember being excited when the sequences featuring an elephant came up on the big screen; he (Meiyappan) had actually dubbed for the elephant as well,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam adds : “Earlier, a KS Ravikumar film used to bring in five members of the family. Even recently, a Pandiraj film does that. But that is not the case with other filmmakers,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The reason cited was the pace of the virus spread in Chennai and adjoining districts (Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpet). This lockdown will give some space for the administration to focus on the infected streets, besides breaking the cycle,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 16, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We are honoured to have the opportunity to host Tribunal hearings and thus contribute to the important work of the Tribunal,” “The Model Agreement reaffirms Singapore’s commitment to the international rule of law and the peaceful settlement of disputes and is an endorsement of Singapore as a neutral venue for the effective settlement of international disputes” External link

mercopress Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "It is a very tough time for businesses. Yet the businesses are doing this," "Migrant workers are facing an uncertain future, and they will be very grateful for these efforts. It has been tough for them as well" External link

business-times Friday, June 12, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The rate fixation committee should satisfy that the price of the masks is reasonable and as per specifications. The committee shall finalise the rate contract and successful bidders and send necessary recommendations to the government for the award of contract to the successful bidders,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 10, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We are trying to strike a balance,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam told : "Lockdown will continue in Tamil Nadu . Relaxations depend on the Union government’s framework and the ground reality. The inputs received from collectors and health experts will be considered by the chief minister," External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 30, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “Apart from 140 urban primary health centres and 19 dispensaries, we are opening more than 100 mobile fever clinics in various places. They will help identify symptomatic persons. Orders will be issued in two days after getting the chief minister’s nod,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We have decentralised contact tracing in Chennai by working out zonallevel plans,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : "Flights to Coimbatore, Madurai and Tiruchirappalli (the three other airports in the state) can be operated," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "there is no issue for operating any number of outgoing flights from Tamil Nadu," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Despite the extensive and effective preparedness/preventive and containment measures taken by the district administration, the number of COVID-19 cases has been increasing every day,” External link

thehindu Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Further, the spread of false news about the outbreak of COVID-19, which creates a panic situation among the community, has also become a challenge for the government,” External link

thehindu Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In this connection, the information and education campaign may be entrusted to volunteers and NGOs, who are ready to work with the government to fight COVID-19. Further, the volunteers and NGOs may also be advised to counter the false news on the outbreak in order to reduce panic among the community,” External link

thehindu Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "there is no issue for operating any number of outgoing flights from Tamil Nadu," External link

news18 Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Despite the extensive and effective preparedness/preventive and containment measures taken by the district administration, the number of COVID-19 cases has been increasing every day,” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 24, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Further, the spread of false news about the outbreak of COVID-19, which creates a panic situation among the community, has also become a challenge for the government,” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 24, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In this connection, the information and education campaign may be entrusted to volunteers and NGOs, who are ready to work with the government to fight COVID-19. Further, the volunteers and NGOs may also be advised to counter the false news on the outbreak in order to reduce panic among the community,” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 24, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The government has made a detailed study and is taking necessary action to minimize fiscal stress so that the expenditure on welfare schemes and capital work is ensured to revive the economy,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 22, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The state has handled them. We have requested the ministry to operate evacuation flights, and extend the service to Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy and Madurai," External link

timesofindia Friday, May 22, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “It was then I said in English that this is the problem with you people, you don’t understand our difficulties. I said they can say whatever to the media and I have no objection. Otherwise, I have no remotest intention of insulting them,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “I am an ordinary government employee. I am not a politician. I work with the responsibility that people’s problems have to be solved and that’s why I immediately ordered action to be taken on these representations,” External link

Hindu Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We were sitting on the sofa from where the TV cannot be seen. There is no truth to their claims,” External link

Hindu Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "There has been a fair bit of online discussion about Loki, a puppy that was put down," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam told : "The districts have been doing it already, but containment zones have been notified now based on the Centre’s instruction. We will notify colour coding of districts too weekly wise," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "If the containment period of a zone (28 days if no active case is reported from the confirmation of last positive case) ends, the state will denotify it in the next list every Monday/Tuesday," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam explained : "There is a movement in the US, and adherents to that movement, (broadly speaking) reject Government, reject the police and any kind of authority," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "There are individual rights of privacy, but if you don't take care and cannot actively contact trace... you are putting other people at risk... " External link

AsiaOne Monday, May 4, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam wrote : “Police have investigated, found the person - a man, not a female named Sharon Liew, and the man is not Chinese,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “regulate issues relating to the movement of people, including pilgrims, tourists, students and migrant workers , who are stranded in different places due to the lockdown,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 1, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : "It's to create panic, unhappiness, anger and hopefully violence," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The lockdown will continue till May 3 as per the conditions prevailing prior to April 26,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In view of the fiscal stress arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, the periodical surrender of earned leave for encashment for 15 days every year or 30 days every two years, as provided under Rule 7A of the Tamil Nadu Leave Rules, 1933, is suspended initially for a period of one year to all government employees, teachers from the date of issue of this order,” External link

timesofindia Monday, April 27, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All surrender requests and bills pending as on date irrespective of their stage of sanction and disbursement shall not be processed. In cases where sanction orders have been issued, they are to be cancelled and earned leave will be credited to the leave account of the respective employees,” External link

timesofindia Monday, April 27, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We want to break the transmission cycle. Stricter lockdown will mean more effective restriction in containment zones and outside. By restricting movement, physical contact of people can be minimized,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All facilities in the supply chain of essential goods, whether manufacturing, wholesale or retail of such goods through local stores, large brick and mortar stores or e-commerce companies, including food processing units such as bread factories, milk processing plants, flour mills, dal mills, etc., located in urban areas” External link

thehindu Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All facilities in the supply chain of essential goods, whether manufacturing, wholesale or retail of such goods through local stores, large brick and mortar stores or e-commerce companies, including food processing units such as bread factories, milk processing plants, flour mills, dal mills, etc., located in urban areas” External link

Hindu Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All facilities in the supply chain of essential goods, whether involved in manufacturing, wholesale or retail of such goods through local stores, large brick and mortar stores or e-Commerce companies, including food processing units such as bread factories, milk processing plants, flour mills, dal mills, etc. located in urban areas” External link

thehindu Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All facilities in the supply chain of essential goods, whether involved in manufacturing, wholesale or retail of such goods through local stores, large brick and mortar stores or e-Commerce companies, including food processing units such as bread factories, milk processing plants, flour mills, dal mills, etc. located in urban areas” External link

Hindu Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “It is brought to the notice of the government that some of the private and schools are demanding fees from parents during this period of lockdown,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam told : "We decided to go for lockdown since TN is one of the worst affected states. Except three districts, where there are nil cases, more than 20 districts fall in the red and orange categories (where positive cases are in the range of 12 to 205)," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 14, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "I've told the police: Investigate, and if this is cheating, it carries a heavy jail sentence. I think we have to send that message," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, April 13, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "Most people apply on (a legitimate basis), and they do need the money. And that's how this is intended to work. (But) we are going after a small number who are taking advantage, because if we don't, that will encourage others to try" External link

AsiaOne Monday, April 13, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "This is the most serious crisis this country has faced since independence" External link

AsiaOne Monday, April 13, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We had placed an order of 1 lakh kits even before the Union government had told us to,” “A few days ago, the CM said that we need more kits as we have to screen more people and areas, so we ordered 200,000 more kits. In all, we have ordered 400,000 kits,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam asserted ( about Chief Minister ) : “it is not a matter wherein one State can decide unilaterally. At the video-conference, all the CMs were also of the view that it would not be proper if one State took a decision which was different from that of another. So, they had all decided that all the States should function in a unified manner and they should rally behind the Prime Minister” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Several states have announced lockdown extension. We cannot take a decision arbitrarily since we stand number two in the number of positive cases in the country. The Tamil Nadu government’s lockdown decision will be in tune with the PM’s announcement,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “He held a discussion with experts in epidemiology today (Friday). The common viewpoint of the experts is that all our efforts will be wasted if the prohibitory order is lifted and the virus spread is not contained,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 11, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “A few doctors have tested positive for COVID-19 as they screened patients with symptoms and did not protect themselves,” External link

thehindu Saturday, April 11, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “Our priority is to stop the spread of any new cases outside containment zones or quarantined areas. That is the main objective,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, April 11, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "When it has the force of law, then people will take it more seriously," External link

ibtimes-sg Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “as if they had not been forfeited” “This is provided the party seeking relief has served the notification for relief on the other party,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam explained : “None of us in our lifetime have encountered an economic shock like this. And (the) Government has to do everything to intervene to help keep some structure of the economy,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “One possibility … if you have booked an event at a certain venue, if now you can’t have it because of COVID-19, the fairest is to postpone, if that is possible,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “as if they had not been forfeited” “This is provided the party seeking relief has served the notification for relief on the other party,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam explained : “None of us in our lifetime have encountered an economic shock like this. And (the) Government has to do everything to intervene to help keep some structure of the economy,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “One possibility … if you have booked an event at a certain venue, if now you can’t have it because of COVID-19, the fairest is to postpone, if that is possible,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All of them have been returned but we are yet to trace about 300 of them as police could trace only their phone numbers. Many phones are switched off, some had returned to Tamil Nadu and could not be traced in their addresses. About 400 people from Tamil Nadu are still stranded in Delhi and the local government is taking care of their health and isolation,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All of them have returned, but many phones are switched off and others could not be traced at their addresses. About 400 people are still stranded in Delhi,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “shall not demand payment of rent for a period of one month. If any landlord is forcing labourers and students to vacate their premises, they will be liable for action,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “If we identify them [people who returned from Delhi after attending a conference] and isolate them and cordon off the area, further spread in Tamil Nadu can be prevented,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “shall not demand payment of rent for a period of one month. If any landlord is forcing labourers and students to vacate their premises, they will be liable for action,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam déclaré : "Nous avons constaté une augmentation du nombre de personnes venant d'autres pays à Singapour qui tentent de faire du trafic de drogue" External link

vietnamplus-fr Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam disse : "Isso mostra como nossos inimigos estão pensando em maneiras diferentes de nos atacar" External link

extra Saturday, August 6, 2016 6:06:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam disse : "Isso mostra como nossos inimigos estão pensando em maneiras diferentes de nos atacar" External link

noticias-r7 Saturday, August 6, 2016 5:37:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam disse : "Isso mostra como nossos inimigos estão pensando em maneiras diferentes de nos atacar" External link

extra Saturday, August 6, 2016 5:10:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister for home affairs100.00%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
Names Lang Count
K ShanmugamEN47.68%
K. ShanmugamEN34.55%
K. ShanmugamFR7.47%
K. ShanmugamAR6.67%
K. ShanmugamPT1.62%
K. ShanmugamSA0.81%
K.ShanmugamEN0.61%
K ShanmugamSA0.20%
K.ShanmugamFR0.20%
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K Shanmugam said : “You shouldn’t be able to come to court and say you have a bright future, you will go far and so on,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, March 5, 2021 6:46:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "Voyeurism is not merely a thoughtless act that a young student commits in a moment of folly," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, March 5, 2021 6:46:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “If the ministers are biased, they lack integrity, then that will spread. Maybe slowly, but surely. The institutions that we have set up can delay the spread. It may depend on how long the top remains bad, but it won’t be a happy situation,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, March 1, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “If the statement was meant only to cover a future possibility, without any hint or suggestion of a lack of integrity amongst current top civil servants, then that should have been made crystal clear,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, March 1, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “LGBTQ persons, non-LGBTQ persons, we are all equal. We are not any lesser by reason of our sexual preferences. And if anyone stirs hate speech either for or against any sexual or religious community, we will take action,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, March 1, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “at the forefront of dealing with religious issues” “We meet different religious leaders, we work hard to preserve religious harmony amongst the different faiths. Our integrity, honesty, reliability and neutrality are key to us and those are the currencies we deal in,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 1, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The timbre of our ministers will ultimately decide everything else. If the ministers are biased, they lack integrity, then that will spread - maybe slowly, but surely,” “And you only have to look at some countries outside of Singapore - many countries, including first world countries - to see what can go wrong, and how quickly,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 1, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Given the many steps that have been taken, there is no immediate need for another White Paper, but it is an issue which we will keep reviewing,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 1, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “That's been a game-changer to deter, investigate and solve crimes,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 1, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The vision is to have a smart prison that leverages technology to automate routine work, so that prison officers can be more focused on inmates’ rehabilitation,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 1, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "What was done to Ms Piang, the foreign domestic worker, was terrible, completely unacceptable. In fact, none of these words describe adequately what actually happened to her" External link

AsiaOne Friday, February 26, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The first charge was actually intentional murder for which the death penalty could have been the possible punishment. But, because of the evidence that was available, it was then brought down to culpable homicide, under Section 304A of the Penal Code," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The foreign domestic worker has passed away. And, you will only have the word of the people who are accused or related family members," "Nevertheless, because of the very thorough work that was undertaken and the availability of the CCTV cameras, the evidence that was put forward, and the assessment of the psychiatric evidence, both prosecution and defence, Madam Gaiyathiri decided to plead guilty to a charge of culpable homicide" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In many countries, that’s part of the issue. You have to wait for them to do something and often that’s too late,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, January 28, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “It would be said in a court of law, that he was only thinking about it. He has planned it, but he hasn’t actually taken a step yet. So, in many countries, without laws similar to the Internal Security Act, you can’t move early until there is some further act of preparation,” External link

tribune Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:02:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “It would be said in a court of law, that he was only thinking about it. He has planned it, but he hasn’t actually taken a step yet. So, in many countries, without laws similar to the Internal Security Act, you can’t move early until there is some further act of preparation,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:56:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "In many countries, that is part of the issue. You got to wait for them to do something, and often, that’s too late, and I think our people support the approach where we intervene very early," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “he would be careful about going in that direction” "You go to a mosque, you go to a temple, you go to a church, you go to a place of worship, you are approaching with a spiritual mindset," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : "It would be said in a court of law, that he was only thinking about it. He has planned it, but he hasn't actually taken a step yet. So, in many countries, without laws similar to the Internal Security Act, you can't move early until there is some further act of preparation," External link

msn-uk Thursday, January 28, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “It would be said in a court of law, that he was only thinking about it. He has planned it, but he hasn’t actually taken a step yet. So, in many countries, without laws similar to the Internal Security Act, you can’t move early until there is some further act of preparation,” External link

ara-reuters Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “It would be said in a court of law, that he was only thinking about it. He has planned it, but he hasn’t actually taken a step yet. So, in many countries, without laws similar to the Internal Security Act, you can’t move early until there is some further act of preparation,” External link

reuters-af Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "And Tarrant inspired this boy, whom we picked up. It is sad, I would say, that it's come to this, the world has come to this. And it's also creeping in into Singapore," External link

AsiaOne Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "It's also worrying that we are picking up young people," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “There is something profoundly counterintuitive about the notion that these cases, which seek relief for injuries caused by worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, should be litigated in state courts under the laws of different states,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:10:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The tendency has been on the side of the internet platforms to say: Hey, it’s free speech, there shouldn’t be any regulation of it,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:55:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The fact that a number of them happen to be opposition politicians, suggests to you as to who then engages in such conduct,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:55:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The fact that a number of them happen to be opposition politicians, suggests to you as to who then engages in such conduct," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:42:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The fact that a number of them happen to be opposition politicians, suggests to you as to who then engages in such conduct,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, January 12, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The fact that a number of them happen to be opposition politicians, suggests to you as to who then engages in such conduct," External link

msn-uk Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:40:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "While that requirement is not in the legislation, it will be carefully considered within the police and discretion will be exercised in seeking this information," External link

zdnet Tuesday, January 5, 2021 11:20:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “as long as the seeking of such information is not excluded by some other written law” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, January 5, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "Since residential students are coming from different locations they shall remain in quarantine and self-monitor health for 14 days before being allowed to attend the classes (even if they bring a negative test report or the university or the college plan to test them on arrival)," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 6, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The second major part is when the inmates get released. The people who got them in trouble in the first place, the reason why they went to prison or are in prison, are the people waiting outside when they are coming out," External link

straitstimesSG Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "I put this down to the power of money. Companies see a huge amount of profit and a very invidious idea that cannabis is not harmful is being pushed," "But the evidence that it is harmful is quite substantive" External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "You can never win the fight. But, we more or less have it under control" External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The second major part is when the inmates get released. The people who got them in trouble in the first place, the reason why they went to prison or are in prison, are the people waiting outside when they are coming out," External link

straitstimesSG Saturday, December 5, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "So the real question is, for policy in this area, should it be done by governments or should it be done by lobbyists and companies? " External link

straitstimesSG Saturday, December 5, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The evidence was quite clear, and I said at the UN, 'Look, if there is evidence that it's not harmful, we will change. But so far, what we have done has worked for us. No one has been able to show me (otherwise)'," External link

straitstimesSG Saturday, December 5, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Christian Religious ) : “In a modification of the Standard Operating Procedures issued for Christian Religious Places....the Government hereby permit the eucharist/holy communion with the condition that eucharist should be offered to the devotees only in individual cups,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 2, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Since Christmas is being celebrated in the month of December, it is represented to the government that the eucharist/holy communion may be permitted as it is a very important part of the worship” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 2, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Christian Religious ) : “In a modification of the Standard Operating Procedures issued for Christian Religious Places....the Government hereby permit the eucharist/holy communion with the condition that eucharist should be offered to the devotees only in individual cups,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 2, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Since Christmas is being celebrated in the month of December, it is represented to the government that the eucharist/holy communion may be permitted as it is a very important part of the worship” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 2, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Therefore, the Collectors are instructed by the Chief Minister to enforce strict discipline in marriage halls or at such places and, as a deterrent measure, resort to the closure of such premises which are violating the SOP. The individual persons who are not using masks and also the owner of the marriage hall and the parties who are organising the marriages but not observing the SOP should be penalised, if needed, to enforce strict discipline,” External link

thehindu Sunday, November 29, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "All government offices including offices of local bodies, government undertakings/corporations, boards, banks, financial institutions etc will be closed on Wednesday. However, all essential services shall function as usual," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam added : "Free speech for us stops at the boundary of giving offence to religion. There is a fence, that fence protects religious sensitivities. The Charlie Hebdo cartoonists, if they were here, they would have been told to stop. If they didn't stop, ISD would visit them and they would be arrested," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "That speech then got a very strong counter-reaction from Muslims around the world, and some describe the actions of France as Islamophobic. Jihadists have jumped on it, they have called on followers to attack French interests and to attack anyone who insults Islam and the way they define as insulting Islam," "We all know jihadists don't represent Islam, you have people like that in every religion who will resort to violence. So it's not a problem with any particular religion, but you will always have people like this. It's a question of how do they deal with them" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “There was nothing improper nor any undue pressure on the police or the Attorney-General’s Chambers at any stage of these investigations and proceedings,” External link

macaudailytimes Thursday, November 5, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “But I have said that we are now considering how we can set up a public defenders office which would be sustainable. So in principle there is no issue, the question is how do you implement it,” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, November 5, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam cited : “So having a criminal case pending, why should we make Singaporeans suffer disproportionately more?” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “There will be many other cases like this,” “But even if there is no specific remand situation, if you bring forward some people in the queue, the others in the queue will have to wait longer,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Commission ) : “I am prepared to recommend to Cabinet that we have a Commission of Inquiry but member should first tell us what he wants this Commission of Inquiry to look into, and he should confirm that he will come to the Commission of Inquiry and state his position,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “So Members can understand and appreciate the load on our officers,” “My concern is that there is a limit to how much our officers can do with increasing workload and increasing expectations, but without a proportionate increase in manpower” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The police will engage the services of interpreters if the interviewee is unable to understand the language used by the interviewer or vice versa,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Commission ) : “Thus, before we have a Commission of Inquiry which is a serious matter (that) will take up resources and lots of time … member should specify what part of this matter continues to reasonably make him believe and question that undue influence was used by the Liews,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam explained : “There is a framework to assess the suitability of interpreters, which includes their qualifications and relevant work experience,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “In (Ms Liyani's) case, she was asked. She said she could speak in Malay,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam asked : “Our approach has been: Legal aid for those who truly need it, with public-private partnership tapping on the excellent pro-bono spirit of our lawyers, and should we give it up?” “But we are also not completely satisfied with the current model. These are some hard questions - How can we better help those who can’t pay for lawyers and yet, make sure we don’t go down the road that other countries have travelled” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “We should aim to have a structure that helps those who truly need help, but doesn’t become an unacceptable strain on the Treasury. And those who can afford to pay for lawyers, the taxpayer should not have to pay for them,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “There are many aspects of Karl’s conduct and evidence ... which are highly unsatisfactory, which raise scepticism, based on what he said at the trial,” “He appeared not to be a credible witness” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “There was nothing improper nor any undue pressure on the police or the Attorney-General’s Chambers at any stage of these investigations and proceedings,” External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, November 4, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Ms Liyani did not say that she wanted to complain to MOM about anything else,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Liew Mun Leong ) : “Based on this, the High Court also said that Liew Mun Leong and Karl must have been concerned, and therefore there is reasonable doubt as to whether they had a motive to make allegations and a police report against Ms Liyani,” “The court in fact said this threat by Ms Liyani ... to lodge a complaint with the MOM was ‘most critical’” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The High Court therefore said the case of theft is not proven because it can’t be proven that Ms Liyani took them,” “There could have been interference when the boxes were with the Liews” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Looking at the facts, the High Court’s view that there was a break in the chain of custody is understandable in respect of these items,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In the circumstances, is it understandable that a police report is filed?” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “If there were issues with the statement taking, then that affects the question of whether there in fact inconsistencies in her statement,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “For example when she admitted to taking the 10 to 15 items of male clothing, she meant to say something different from what was recorded in her statement,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In this case, the police officers believed in good faith that Ms Liyani understood Malay,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “When AGC conducted its internal review on this matter, AG recused himself,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “then Singapore will lose its cohesion and it can’t succeed” “Thus it is essential that we have a fair system, that we have a clean system, that we have a system that gives opportunities to all,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “When corruption allegations surfaced, Mr Lee directed the CPIB (Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau) to conduct investigations,” “Mr Teh was placed on leave of absence. He ultimately chose to end his life rather than face trial or corruption charges, which the AGC had then yet to settle” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In most countries, commissioners of SCDF, assistant directors of CPIB are pretty much untouchable,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “If we feel there is some conduct that requires a closer look, we do take a closer look,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Karl has been investigated as to whether he committed any criminal offence, including perjury,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The High Court found Karl’s claim that he wore women’s T-shirts suspect,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Karl agreed that a pink knife that he had earlier said he had purchased before 2002 was likely manufactured after that date,” “The High Court said this affected Karl’s credibility and his claim to ownership” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The bedsheet had the same pattern as a quilt cover which had an IKEA label,” “Karl’s wife, Heather, also testified that she had never seen the bedsheet in her room on on her bed” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We want to emphasise that the studies need to be taken in context. Some tentative conclusions can be drawn, but the very nature of these studies is such that more work will have to be done over periods of time,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 5, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "a 15 to 19 percentage point reduction in the probability that traffickers would choose to traffic above the capital sentence threshold" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 5, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : "There is majority public support for the death penalty. Various surveys have been conducted which show this," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 5, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The Government has the responsibility to ensure the safety and security of Singaporeans, while maintaining a fair and just criminal justice system," "The rights of offenders need to be considered, in the context of the rights of victims and the right of Singaporeans to live in safety and security. The approach we have taken has resulted in Singapore being one of the safest places in the world to live. This is something deeply valued by Singaporeans" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 5, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “And if he is against the death penalty, then it will also be useful to hear from him on his reasons for his position. The member’s views will be given careful and respectful consideration,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 5, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “It has to be a deep mindset change,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 5, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “It has to be a deep mindset change,” External link

themalaymailonline Sunday, October 4, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The AGC did not object to the appointment of the disciplinary tribunal, because this would provide an opportunity for the prosecutors to give their account of what happened, and explain themselves,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, October 2, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam admitted : "something has gone wrong in the chain of events" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam admitted : "something has gone wrong in the chain of events" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Generally, about 10% of the overall volume of produce is being traded through regulated markets in the State. At times, it may go up to 25% but not more than that,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam admitted : "something has gone wrong in the chain of events" External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam admitted : "something has gone wrong in the chain of events" External link

bbc Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam admitted : "something has gone wrong in the chain of events" External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “imprinted deeply into our collective consciousness” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Both sides, PAP MPs and WP MPs, appear to be very interested,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In the last few days, I've been receiving notices of various questions that have been filed by MPs,” “Several PAP members, at least two, have filed questions on the Parti Liyani case and the way which it has been handled,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Obviously, MPs are interested. Now, WP has also filed a motion,” “I think it's good that both sides, PAP MPs as well as WP MPs, appear to be very interested” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "In the process, we should not be defensive. It should not be a witch hunt," "We have to find out what happened, why it happened and then deal with it. And be accountable. That’s the best way to build trust in public, in the system. To come out in public and say what steps we have taken once the reviews are done" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “We have to find out what happened, why it happened and then deal with it. And be accountable. That’s the best way to build trust in the system. To come out in public and say what steps we have taken once the reviews are done” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, September 12, 2020 1:15:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The (High Court) judge’s comments, we take them very seriously. Something has gone wrong in the chain of events. We have to look at that, and deal with what went wrong” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The (High Court) judge’s comments, we take them very seriously. Something has gone wrong in the chain of events. We have to look at that, and deal with what went wrong” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All of you should be aware that the worst time in pandemic management is yet to come,” External link

thehindu Friday, September 4, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “As far as possible, encourage asymptomatic and mild patients to take home isolation for treatment with close monitoring,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 4, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We will also continue to be a responsible member of the international community and fulfil our international obligations, such as our efforts in anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism,” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “To support this, MHA has set up a Safe Travel Office ... to provide a single touchpoint for all travellers, and also provide coordination across the many agencies involved in the various travel schemes,” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “HTX will put its technological capabilities and scientific expertise to use in the fight against the virus,” “In addition, technology such as unmanned aerial vehicles, patrol robots and remote sensors are being deployed for monitoring of key facilities to better detect crowding and ensure safe distancing” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “We will consider the need for new legislation to better guard against foreign interference in our domestic politics, and counter hostile information campaigns mounted by foreign actors,” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “To better deal with the threat of scams, we recently set up the Inter-Ministry Committee on Scams, which will coordinate efforts across the Government to innovate and implement cross-cutting solutions,” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam says : “Continual movement of vehicles is posing a challenge to residents. At night, we are disturbed by the movement of lorries. Besides, it also poses a risk to pedestrians’ safety, as the footpath and road are on the same level,” External link

Hindu Saturday, August 15, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We want a record of persons travelling to other districts, so that if someone tests positive, we can trace their movement and contacts. As long as there is inter-district restriction of movement, we will continue to make e-passes mandatory,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 15, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “E-pass with one-month validity may be given to each applicant company. The company can apply for extension of the passes after one month if there is a requirement,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “But the judges decide based on what is presented to them. I think courts are not the issue. Courts are independent. When we disagree, the approach should be to look at the legal policy framework, which the Government can change,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "there are strong feelings on the punishment" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "Of course, women's protections in Singapore are very high, and we have to continue to make sure that it is so, both in terms of the framework and the application," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "I think it's natural when people are unhappy, they look at the courts and the judges," External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “not surprising in the context of Sengkang” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "It's very clear that they have no plans. And when asked, Mr Bowyer says, oh, we will give more jobs as cleaners to Singaporeans in the town council. " External link

AsiaOne Sunday, July 5, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam asked : "Even if you're there to check (on the ruling party), what are your alternative policies?" External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “So the question is, what are you (the opposition) running for Parliament for? You've got to have a plan and a policy for people,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, July 4, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "We have to adapt to that [online] world, we have to do our best but without losing our message," External link

AsiaOne Saturday, July 4, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam wrote : “Done deliberately to stoke anger, unhappiness, racial tensions. Action will be taken,” External link

asianage Thursday, July 2, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “Lockdown is not the solution, whereas containment management is the solution. Lockdown is required by balancing relaxation and restriction,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The current lockdown is supported by a very clear strategy of early and active identification of COVID-19 cases and bringing the affected persons for treatment. We are now undertaking active searches, using the lockdown for better surveillance. Aggressive door-to-door testing is being carried out to look for symptomatic cases,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The current lockdown is supported by a very clear strategy of early and active identification of COVID-19 cases and bringing the affected persons for treatment. We are now undertaking active searches, using the lockdown for better surveillance. Aggressive door-to-door testing is being carried out to look for symptomatic cases,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Even if a person tests negative, he should be kept under strict quarantine for 14 days to prevent the spread of the disease,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The existing health infrastructure in three verticals viz. COVID hospitals (for severe cases), COVID Health Care Centre (For moderate cases) and COVID Care Centres (for mild and asymptomatic cases) shall be reviewed continuously and ramped up according to the requirement and trend in positive cases, for better management of patients. Early detection and early admission to the hospital will certainly reduce death rate,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “You can be as hard as you like on the Government policies, on the Government in your viewpoints. You can offer counter policies. POFMA cannot apply to any of that,” “It’s only when you say that ... specific facts are not true or you put out lies, then you’re required to carry a health warning. I don’t see that as an issue” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “What are the fault lines in every society? Race, religion, anything that can differentiate one group from another group. And here, race, religion incidents shot up in April, and the anti-foreigner sentiment too,” “We’ve got to deal with it and apply the law equally whether you’re white, brown, yellow, whatever,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The POFMA orders require you to put up a health warning that what you have said is untrue. So it doesn’t disadvantage you,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “You can argue censorship only if your article is taken down,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "There are some who genuinely don’t know enough and are therefore concerned, and that’s a small minority. And there are some who know full well, but are cynical and cynically trying to put out further lies about POFMA," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The stress of the (COVID-19) situation, and the economic stress, physical stress, the pressure, in every society, has created serious issues,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “The key thing is to tell people that if we take sufficient measures and if each one of us treats ourselves as a frontliner in this fight and that each one of us bears individual responsibility ... we can have a successful Phase 2 and move towards Phase 3,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "Apart from the cost of salaries, rental is a big cost - it’s up to 25 to 30 per cent," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 22, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Wu Meng ) : “Dr Tan Wu Meng’s post is a very serious post. It’s a very thoughtful post. I think the point may be missed quite easily” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said ( about Pritam Singh ) : “All that Dr Tan did was set out in a post what Alfian had said and asked, you know, if you knew about this when you supported him in Parliament? There was nothing about Mr Pritam Singh’s character, there was nothing about attacking Mr Pritam Singh. It was a legitimate question,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, June 21, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “the period of absence of government employees during the lockdown from March 25 to May 17 be treated as duty, since no transport facility was available” External link

thehindu Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “the period of absence of government employees during the lockdown from March 25 to May 17 be treated as duty, since no transport facility was available” External link

Hindu Thursday, June 18, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The main objective of this lockdown is to restrict the movement of people within the area and outside to reduce the disease spread,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The main objective of this lockdown is to restrict the movement of people within the area and to outside to reduce the disease spread,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The number of cases in Greater Chennai Corporation limits and other urban areas in the districts of Tiruvallur, Chengalpet and Kancheepuram are on the increase due to the large urban population and the fact that in many zones the houses are located in close proximity and the average living space is also small,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam says : “Our ticket rates were among the lowest in the city. My father (Kumaran) was very clear that it needs to be a budget-friendly theatre to which an entire family could come,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam says : “We had a six-month holiday then, and my cousin Karthik and me saw it being built from scratch,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam recalls : “I remember being excited when the sequences featuring an elephant came up on the big screen; he (Meiyappan) had actually dubbed for the elephant as well,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam adds : “Earlier, a KS Ravikumar film used to bring in five members of the family. Even recently, a Pandiraj film does that. But that is not the case with other filmmakers,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The reason cited was the pace of the virus spread in Chennai and adjoining districts (Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpet). This lockdown will give some space for the administration to focus on the infected streets, besides breaking the cycle,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, June 16, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We are honoured to have the opportunity to host Tribunal hearings and thus contribute to the important work of the Tribunal,” “The Model Agreement reaffirms Singapore’s commitment to the international rule of law and the peaceful settlement of disputes and is an endorsement of Singapore as a neutral venue for the effective settlement of international disputes” External link

mercopress Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "It is a very tough time for businesses. Yet the businesses are doing this," "Migrant workers are facing an uncertain future, and they will be very grateful for these efforts. It has been tough for them as well" External link

business-times Friday, June 12, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The rate fixation committee should satisfy that the price of the masks is reasonable and as per specifications. The committee shall finalise the rate contract and successful bidders and send necessary recommendations to the government for the award of contract to the successful bidders,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 10, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We are trying to strike a balance,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam told : "Lockdown will continue in Tamil Nadu . Relaxations depend on the Union government’s framework and the ground reality. The inputs received from collectors and health experts will be considered by the chief minister," External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 30, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “Apart from 140 urban primary health centres and 19 dispensaries, we are opening more than 100 mobile fever clinics in various places. They will help identify symptomatic persons. Orders will be issued in two days after getting the chief minister’s nod,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We have decentralised contact tracing in Chennai by working out zonallevel plans,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : "Flights to Coimbatore, Madurai and Tiruchirappalli (the three other airports in the state) can be operated," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "there is no issue for operating any number of outgoing flights from Tamil Nadu," External link

business-standard Monday, May 25, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Despite the extensive and effective preparedness/preventive and containment measures taken by the district administration, the number of COVID-19 cases has been increasing every day,” External link

thehindu Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Further, the spread of false news about the outbreak of COVID-19, which creates a panic situation among the community, has also become a challenge for the government,” External link

thehindu Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In this connection, the information and education campaign may be entrusted to volunteers and NGOs, who are ready to work with the government to fight COVID-19. Further, the volunteers and NGOs may also be advised to counter the false news on the outbreak in order to reduce panic among the community,” External link

thehindu Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "there is no issue for operating any number of outgoing flights from Tamil Nadu," External link

news18 Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Despite the extensive and effective preparedness/preventive and containment measures taken by the district administration, the number of COVID-19 cases has been increasing every day,” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 24, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Further, the spread of false news about the outbreak of COVID-19, which creates a panic situation among the community, has also become a challenge for the government,” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 24, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In this connection, the information and education campaign may be entrusted to volunteers and NGOs, who are ready to work with the government to fight COVID-19. Further, the volunteers and NGOs may also be advised to counter the false news on the outbreak in order to reduce panic among the community,” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 24, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The government has made a detailed study and is taking necessary action to minimize fiscal stress so that the expenditure on welfare schemes and capital work is ensured to revive the economy,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 22, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "The state has handled them. We have requested the ministry to operate evacuation flights, and extend the service to Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy and Madurai," External link

timesofindia Friday, May 22, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “It was then I said in English that this is the problem with you people, you don’t understand our difficulties. I said they can say whatever to the media and I have no objection. Otherwise, I have no remotest intention of insulting them,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “I am an ordinary government employee. I am not a politician. I work with the responsibility that people’s problems have to be solved and that’s why I immediately ordered action to be taken on these representations,” External link

Hindu Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We were sitting on the sofa from where the TV cannot be seen. There is no truth to their claims,” External link

Hindu Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "There has been a fair bit of online discussion about Loki, a puppy that was put down," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam told : "The districts have been doing it already, but containment zones have been notified now based on the Centre’s instruction. We will notify colour coding of districts too weekly wise," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "If the containment period of a zone (28 days if no active case is reported from the confirmation of last positive case) ends, the state will denotify it in the next list every Monday/Tuesday," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam explained : "There is a movement in the US, and adherents to that movement, (broadly speaking) reject Government, reject the police and any kind of authority," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "There are individual rights of privacy, but if you don't take care and cannot actively contact trace... you are putting other people at risk... " External link

AsiaOne Monday, May 4, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam wrote : “Police have investigated, found the person - a man, not a female named Sharon Liew, and the man is not Chinese,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “regulate issues relating to the movement of people, including pilgrims, tourists, students and migrant workers , who are stranded in different places due to the lockdown,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 1, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : "It's to create panic, unhappiness, anger and hopefully violence," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “The lockdown will continue till May 3 as per the conditions prevailing prior to April 26,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “In view of the fiscal stress arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, the periodical surrender of earned leave for encashment for 15 days every year or 30 days every two years, as provided under Rule 7A of the Tamil Nadu Leave Rules, 1933, is suspended initially for a period of one year to all government employees, teachers from the date of issue of this order,” External link

timesofindia Monday, April 27, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All surrender requests and bills pending as on date irrespective of their stage of sanction and disbursement shall not be processed. In cases where sanction orders have been issued, they are to be cancelled and earned leave will be credited to the leave account of the respective employees,” External link

timesofindia Monday, April 27, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We want to break the transmission cycle. Stricter lockdown will mean more effective restriction in containment zones and outside. By restricting movement, physical contact of people can be minimized,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All facilities in the supply chain of essential goods, whether manufacturing, wholesale or retail of such goods through local stores, large brick and mortar stores or e-commerce companies, including food processing units such as bread factories, milk processing plants, flour mills, dal mills, etc., located in urban areas” External link

thehindu Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All facilities in the supply chain of essential goods, whether manufacturing, wholesale or retail of such goods through local stores, large brick and mortar stores or e-commerce companies, including food processing units such as bread factories, milk processing plants, flour mills, dal mills, etc., located in urban areas” External link

Hindu Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All facilities in the supply chain of essential goods, whether involved in manufacturing, wholesale or retail of such goods through local stores, large brick and mortar stores or e-Commerce companies, including food processing units such as bread factories, milk processing plants, flour mills, dal mills, etc. located in urban areas” External link

thehindu Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All facilities in the supply chain of essential goods, whether involved in manufacturing, wholesale or retail of such goods through local stores, large brick and mortar stores or e-Commerce companies, including food processing units such as bread factories, milk processing plants, flour mills, dal mills, etc. located in urban areas” External link

Hindu Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “It is brought to the notice of the government that some of the private and schools are demanding fees from parents during this period of lockdown,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam told : "We decided to go for lockdown since TN is one of the worst affected states. Except three districts, where there are nil cases, more than 20 districts fall in the red and orange categories (where positive cases are in the range of 12 to 205)," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 14, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "I've told the police: Investigate, and if this is cheating, it carries a heavy jail sentence. I think we have to send that message," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, April 13, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "Most people apply on (a legitimate basis), and they do need the money. And that's how this is intended to work. (But) we are going after a small number who are taking advantage, because if we don't, that will encourage others to try" External link

AsiaOne Monday, April 13, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "This is the most serious crisis this country has faced since independence" External link

AsiaOne Monday, April 13, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “We had placed an order of 1 lakh kits even before the Union government had told us to,” “A few days ago, the CM said that we need more kits as we have to screen more people and areas, so we ordered 200,000 more kits. In all, we have ordered 400,000 kits,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam asserted ( about Chief Minister ) : “it is not a matter wherein one State can decide unilaterally. At the video-conference, all the CMs were also of the view that it would not be proper if one State took a decision which was different from that of another. So, they had all decided that all the States should function in a unified manner and they should rally behind the Prime Minister” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “Several states have announced lockdown extension. We cannot take a decision arbitrarily since we stand number two in the number of positive cases in the country. The Tamil Nadu government’s lockdown decision will be in tune with the PM’s announcement,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “He held a discussion with experts in epidemiology today (Friday). The common viewpoint of the experts is that all our efforts will be wasted if the prohibitory order is lifted and the virus spread is not contained,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 11, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “A few doctors have tested positive for COVID-19 as they screened patients with symptoms and did not protect themselves,” External link

thehindu Saturday, April 11, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “Our priority is to stop the spread of any new cases outside containment zones or quarantined areas. That is the main objective,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, April 11, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : "When it has the force of law, then people will take it more seriously," External link

ibtimes-sg Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “as if they had not been forfeited” “This is provided the party seeking relief has served the notification for relief on the other party,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam explained : “None of us in our lifetime have encountered an economic shock like this. And (the) Government has to do everything to intervene to help keep some structure of the economy,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “One possibility … if you have booked an event at a certain venue, if now you can’t have it because of COVID-19, the fairest is to postpone, if that is possible,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam added : “as if they had not been forfeited” “This is provided the party seeking relief has served the notification for relief on the other party,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam explained : “None of us in our lifetime have encountered an economic shock like this. And (the) Government has to do everything to intervene to help keep some structure of the economy,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “One possibility … if you have booked an event at a certain venue, if now you can’t have it because of COVID-19, the fairest is to postpone, if that is possible,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All of them have been returned but we are yet to trace about 300 of them as police could trace only their phone numbers. Many phones are switched off, some had returned to Tamil Nadu and could not be traced in their addresses. About 400 people from Tamil Nadu are still stranded in Delhi and the local government is taking care of their health and isolation,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “All of them have returned, but many phones are switched off and others could not be traced at their addresses. About 400 people are still stranded in Delhi,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “shall not demand payment of rent for a period of one month. If any landlord is forcing labourers and students to vacate their premises, they will be liable for action,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam told : “If we identify them [people who returned from Delhi after attending a conference] and isolate them and cordon off the area, further spread in Tamil Nadu can be prevented,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam said : “shall not demand payment of rent for a period of one month. If any landlord is forcing labourers and students to vacate their premises, they will be liable for action,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam déclaré : "Nous avons constaté une augmentation du nombre de personnes venant d'autres pays à Singapour qui tentent de faire du trafic de drogue" External link

vietnamplus-fr Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

K Shanmugam disse : "Isso mostra como nossos inimigos estão pensando em maneiras diferentes de nos atacar" External link

extra Saturday, August 6, 2016 6:06:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam disse : "Isso mostra como nossos inimigos estão pensando em maneiras diferentes de nos atacar" External link

noticias-r7 Saturday, August 6, 2016 5:37:00 PM EAT

K Shanmugam disse : "Isso mostra como nossos inimigos estão pensando em maneiras diferentes de nos atacar" External link

extra Saturday, August 6, 2016 5:10:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister for home affairs100.00%EN11/30/201630/11/2016
Names Lang Count
K ShanmugamEN47.68%
K. ShanmugamEN34.55%
K. ShanmugamFR7.47%
K. ShanmugamAR6.67%
K. ShanmugamPT1.62%
K. ShanmugamSA0.81%
K.ShanmugamEN0.61%
K ShanmugamSA0.20%
K.ShanmugamFR0.20%
K ShanmugamFR0.20%


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