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TikTok视频显示一新加坡中学男孩掌掴其母亲,警方正调查此事

Oct 06, 2020 | 🚀 Fathership

闭路电视画面显示,一中学男孩在家中打一名女子,这段画面在新加坡的网上流传开来。

这段视频被上传到TikTok,随后在Facebook许多主页上被转发了数千次。

视频内容

这段疑似在新加坡拍摄的视频显示,男孩穿着芽笼美以美中学(Geylang Methodist Secondary School)的校服。

在视频中自称“妈妈”的这名女子正在帮男孩搬几个箱子,他们把箱子从房间搬到了公寓的客厅里。

视频中可以看到这个男孩在骂这名女子,甚至一度殴打她。

视频快要的结束时候,这名女子失去了镇静,对男孩大喊:“你打我! 你打我! 你打我!”

男孩回应道:“我已经告诉你多少次了?”

在视频结束前,这名女子对男孩说:“你就是这样对妈妈的吗?”

芽笼美以美中学校长Wee Tat Chuen在回应Mothership的询问时表示:“由于警方目前正在调查此事,我们无法进一步置评。”

警方与Mothership证实已提交报告,调查仍在进行中。

上图来自Facebook

PSP's Tan Cheng Bock voted out as Sec-Gen after alleged party infighting

Apr 01, 2021 | 🚀 Fathership

Former Republic of Singapore Air Force colonel Francis Yuen has been appointed secretary-general of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP), taking over from party founder Tan Cheng Bock.

Dr Tan, 80, has become party chairman. This was announced by the PSP on Thursday (April 1), after its central executive committee (CEC) met on Wednesday.

In a Facebook post, PSP Non-Constituency MP Leong Mun Wai said Mr Yuen was the committee's unanimous choice to "lead PSP to the next level".

"Francis will lead and galvanise the party while (Dr Tan) concentrates on strengthening external support for PSP," he wrote.

Chairman role is basically a glorified flower pot

In many organisations around the world, the Secretary-General position has the authority to make all the decisions of running the organisation - or party. The Chairman generally does not have any more power pe se than any other voting member of the Executive Committee, except the power to run board meetings.

Comparatively, the Secretary-General is like the Chief Executive Officer of the company.

For example, the People's Action Party chairman is Gan Kim Yong while the Secretary-General is Lee Hsien Loong.

Party infighting?

The change comes amid reports of a rift in the party. An online news site, the RedWire Times, said in March that some party cadres have demanded for Dr Tan to step down as secretary-general, and allow for "more talented rising stars" to take over.

Commenting on the Redwire Times report, PSP member Kumaran Pillai said the new CEC line-up is in no way a reflection of any disagreement over the leadership of the party. Rather, Mr Yuen assuming the secretary-general role is part of a planned transition, he added.

“When Dr Tan started the party, he said he will mentor someone younger, and he hasn’t deviated from his original mission. People shouldn’t be reading too much into it.”

Mr Pillai added that he had a long dialogue with the party cadre who was quoted anonymously by Redwire Times as saying that some cadres are mustering support to demand for Dr Tan to step down from his post.

“His intention is not to stage a coup within the party. I think people have misinterpreted it and misunderstood what he said, sometimes it's like playing broken telephone, you say one thing and by the time you get to the last person, the whole story gets distorted along the way... there’s no infighting, there's no malice,” he said.

In other words, the flower pot needs watering.