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MINDEF stands firm in their rejection of Ben Davis’ NF deferment application
By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

The debate surrounding the rejection of national service (NS) deferment for young Ben Davis to be allowed to pursue a professional career with Fulham FC continues. The topic has sparked discussions at all levels of society with strong voices on both sides of Read More

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Senior Minister of MEWR says no to plastic bag charge
By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

The issue of plastic pollution in Singapore continues as questions are raised in Parliament for the Senior Minister of State for Environment and Water Resources (MEWR), Dr Amy Khor. Right now, discussions are rife about whether or not the government should implement a Read More

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SingHealth cyber attack: Ministers respond to questions regarding safeguarding measures
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

The temporary implementation of Internet Surfing Separation (ISS) has become one of the primary measures taken by the Government to increase cybersecurity in the aftermath of a cyberattack that affected the personal information and medical data of 1.5 million SingHealth patients, including that Read More

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No valid grounds for Ben Davis’ NS deferment, plays for Fulham FC as “an English national, not a Singapore citizen”: Defence Minister
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

Granting young Singaporean footballer Benjamin Davis, who has secured a deal with English Premier League club Fulham FC, a National Service (NS) deferment would result in grave unfairness to many other Singaporean sons who have carried out their obligations without also asking to Read More

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Parliamentary questions for 6 August 2018
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on August 8th, 2018 at 12:01 amThe Singapore Parliament will sit at 13:30 on Monday, 6 August 2018 for the 81st session of the 13th Parliament. *89 oral questions and 33 written question had been scheduled to be asked. There will Read More

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14 self-driving vehicles tested on public roads at designated areas; One-North, NUS and Science Park 1 and 2
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Senior Minister of State for Transport Dr Janil Puthucheary has stated that the government is mindful that Autonomous Vehicle (AV) technology is evolving rapidly and will review the measures regularly and enhance them if necessary. He was responding to questions filed by MP Read More

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Education Minister reiterate importance of “meritocracy” and defend PSLE in light of NMPs calling for it to be scrapped
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

In response to a Parliamentary motion filed by five Nominated MPs on “Education for our Future”, Minister of Education Mr Ong Ye Kung emphasised that assisting students of underprivileged socioeconomic backgrounds should not come at the expense of principles such as meritocracy that Read More

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No clear figures given by Minister Josephine Teo on success rate of Jobs bank and MyCareersFuture
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

More than 20,000 employers placed job postings on the Jobs Bank, of which a small minority were to fulfil the Fair Consideration Framework advertising requirements, said Minister of Manpower Mrs Josephine Teo. This was revealed by the Minister, in response to Parliamentary questions Read More

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297 errant PMD users between the ages of 14 and 80 have been caught for active mobility-related offences since 1 May 2018
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last week, Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan revealed that the Active Mobility Advisory Panel (AMAP) is currently reviewing some active mobility regulations, including the speed limit on footpaths, and will release its recommendations later this year. He was responding to questions filed Read More

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CCTVs proven to be effective in reducing number of illegal parking offences by as much as 90% at some locations in Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan has stated that the installation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras has proven to be effective in reducing the number of illegal parking offences by as much as 90% at some locations in Singapore. Mr Khaw was responding to questions Read More

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