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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

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 by MP for Tampines GRC Miss Cheng Li Hui, who asked the Minister for Transport in view …

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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

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 filed by MP for Tanjong Pagar Ms Joan Pereira, who asked the minister how effective have the …

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How disabled must a person be before being able to make a claim and why should women be asked to pay higher premiums?

Below is the Parliament speech by Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC, Sylvia Lim on CareShield Life Delivered in Parliament on 10 July 2018 As many Singaporean families can attest, financing of long-term care is costly. This is unlike hospitalization for emergencies or acute conditions, requiring a person to be in the hospital for a relatively short period of time. …

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Parliamentary questions for 11 July 2018

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 for the 80th session of the 13th Parliament. *18 oral questions and 3 written question had been scheduled to be asked. At the commencement of Public Business, there will be a notice of motion: EDUCATION FOR OUR FUTURE: That this House recognises that a love for learning …

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Does Chan Chun Sing not know the difference between basic needs and wants?

In an address to Parliament by Minister for Trade and Industry, Chan Chun Sing, he stated that “different groups of Singaporeans have different concerns”. He went on to say that  “no single measure will express an individual’s ‘cost of living’ pressures fully, given the different needs and wants, the evolving aspirations and the potential gap between aspirations and anticipated means.” While …

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Parliamentary questions for 10 July 2018

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, 10 July 2018 for the 79th session of the 13th Parliament. *47 oral questions and 15 written question had been scheduled to be asked. At the commencement of Public Business, there will be an introduction of Government Bill: Transport Safety Investigations Bill (Minister for Transport), And there will be notices …

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