Daily Archives: 2017-01-10

Amendments to Presidential Election Act to increase application period for candidates
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A Bill to amend the Presidential Elections Act was tabled in Parliament and the changes are intended to effect amendments to the Constitution which were passed in November last year, and to improve the processes and procedures of the upcoming Presidential Election. It is Read More

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Amendment to Securities and Futures Act passed to introduce safeguards for retail investors
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Securities and Futures Amendment Bill, which sought to introduce safeguards for retail investors in the securities and derivatives markets, has been passed in Parliament on Monday (9 January). The Bill gives the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) increased powers and flexibility to Read More

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More flexible in helping needy: How long, what criterion, how much?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

Govt will be more flexible with help for S’poreans I refer to the article “Govt will be more flexible with help for needy S’poreans” (Today, 9 January). A longer-than-usual period It states that “Amid a slowing economy and mounting concerns over the jobs Read More

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