Parliament

Khaw Boon Wan: Government don’t need SMRT to make money

Minister of Transport Khaw Boon Wan had stated in Parliament on Tuesday that despite the inherent conflict of interest between Land Transport Authority (LTA), Temasek Holdings as the government investment body and SMRT as a 100% owned company under TH, the three can work as a team with proper checks and balances. Mr Khaw was responding to queries by MP for …

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Parliamentary questions for 6 November 2017

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 1.30pm on Monday, 6 November 2017 for the 53rd session of the 13th Parliament. *91 oral questions and 33 written questions have been scheduled to be asked. 7 bills will be introduced in this Parliament session at the commencement of public business: Payment and Settlement Systems (Finality and Netting) (Amendment) Bill – Prime Minister, Public …

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K Shanmugam: Authorities reviewing legislation and studying ways to counter threat of hate speech and extremist teachings

In a Channel NewsAsia report dated 3 October (Tuesday), it is reported that Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam said in Parliament that authorities will be reviewing legislation and studying ways to counter the threat of hate speech and extremist teachings. Mr Shanmugam was speaking on the motion “staying united against the terrorism threat” filed by four members of …

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Sylvia Lim asks if PM, DPM Teo and Minister Chan make misleading statements to Parliament on counting of first President for Reserved Election

Below is the speech by Ms Sylvia Lim, Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC from Workers’ Party for the Adjournment Motion, “Counting From President Wee Kim Wee Or President Ong Teng Cheong For Reserved Presidential Election – Policy Decision Or Legal Question?” on 3 October 2017 (Tuesday), seeking an explanation from the government on whether did the PM, DPM Teo …

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Parliamentary questions for 2 October 2017

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 1.30pm on Monday, 2 October 2017 for the 51st session of the 13th Parliament. *70 oral questions and 36 written questions have been scheduled to be asked. 6 bills will be introduced in this Parliament session. Central Provident Fund (Amendment) Bill – Minister for Manpower, Workplace Safety and Health (Amendment) Bill – Minister for Manpower, Massage …

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Parliamentary questions for 1 August 2017

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 1.30pm on Tuesday, 1 August 2017 for the 49th session of the 13th Parliament. 74 oral questions and *30 written questions have been scheduled to be asked. 3 bills will be introduced in this Parliament session. Jurong Town Corporation (Amendment) Bill – Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Amendment) Bill …

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