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Khaw Boon Wan: Road safety features in progress of expansion for elderly

Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan said that the Government has introduced and are expanding road safety features for seniors. This is his reply towards MP for Jurong GRC Dr Tan Wu Meng’s questions who asked asked the Minister for Transport over the past three years what proportion of motor vehicle accidents involving elderly pedestrians resulted in serious injuries or fatalities and …

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ICA to introduce iris scanning procedures within the next two years

Minister of State for Home Affairs, Mr Desmond Lee told the Parliament that Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) plans to introduce iris scan technology progressively at the country’s land, air and sea checkpoints within the next two years, starting from 2017. The Parliament passed amendments to the National Registration Act to strengthen the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the ICA …

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Has Singapore become an autonomous vehicle-ready nation?

Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan said that self-driving technology gives Singapore the opportunity to improve the public transport system in a significant way. For example, manpower shortages can be overcome with self-driving buses. This is his reply towards Nominated Member of Parliament, Mr Azmoon Ahmad who asked the Minister for Transport whether Singapore is ready to be claimed as an …

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Total numbers of drug abusers on the rise

Parliamentary Secretary for Singapore Ministry of. Home Affairs, Amrin Amin said in Parliament that the total numbers of drug abusers arrested rose from 2,887 to 3,343. This is his response to Mr Azmoon Ahmad, Nominated Member of Parliament, who asked the Minister for Home Affairs with recent statistics showing an increase in Malay drug abusers, what actions have been taken by the Ministry …

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Khaw Boon Kan: Singapore’s rail reliability is improving

Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan said that Singapore’s rail reliability is improving despite the fact there are still frequent disruptions to the train network. This in response to Mr Azmoon Ahmad, Nominated Member of Parliament, who asked the Minister for Transport, what actions have been taken to improve Singapore’s MRT service disruption problems, whether there have been any benchmarks …

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