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Tag Archives: Parliament

Untrue that more than 70 PAP MPs skipped Parliament on 9 Jan

In a post by the States Time Review, "More than 70 PAP MPs skip Parliament on Tuesday", it is said that "According to a screenshot of a Parliament session on Tuesday (Jan 9), an estimated of more than 70 PAP MPs did not attend Parliament. Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam was the only senior Minister present, and none of the three …

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New Bill Detrimental to Healing Process?

With the new bill in Little India now being a reality, there is much talk about the potential risks of racial profiling and increased tensions in that area. There is a question as to whether the reformed bill will make the situation better or much worse. During the Parliamentary Reading on 18 February, there were some who felt it was …

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Strange replies in Parliamentary? (Part 3): HDB foreclosures?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Plunge in number of households surrendering flats” (Straits Times, Nov 12). Flats surrendered dropped 7 times? It states that the number of households that surrendered their flats to the Housing Board (HDB) due to mortgage arrears fell sharply by about seven times from 2008 to last year. Bank loans’ forced sales dropped …

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