True Cost of MRT ride?

Speech by Mr. Henry Kwek (Nee Soon GRC) Debate on Land Transport Amendment Bill 1. Mr Deputy Speaker, 2. The amendments in LTA Bill, as it will strengthen the governance surround investments and maintenance of our rail network. Therefore, I rise in support of the motion. 3. Before I start, on behalf of my residents who uses the North South line, I would like to thank MOT, our MRT workers, as well as those involved with the NS line upgrade for their countless hours of hard work.....

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Careshield Life premiums solely used for S’poreans

Parliamentary Questions from Henry Kwek on 10 Sep 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Health (a) whether Careshield Life is subjected to the Insurance Act; and (b) if not, how will the Government ensure that the premiums collected are properly managed and payouts made available when claims arise. Answer MOH replied that government plans to set up a CareShield Life Fund. All CareShield Life premiums collected, along with any investment returns from these premiums, will remain entirely within the Fund.....

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Special needs children and youths

Parliamentary Questions from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 6 Aug 2018 Dr Lee Bee Wah also asked about how Singaporeans can safeguard their sensitive accounts after their IC numbers were revealed in the cyberattack on SingHealth. Minister S Iswaran replied that sensitive transactions all have 2FA (2-factor authentication) so just the IC information will not be enough to access it. To be extra safe, if citizens have any accounts that use their IC number as the username or password,....

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Expanding transport investigations

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Transport Safety Investigations Bill [Bill no. 28/2018] Introduction Sir, I stand in support of this bill. The work of the Transport Safety Investigation Bureau (TSIB) is notable for its independence and objectivity, and its focus on preventing future accidents and incidents rather than apportioning blame. These characteristics allow it to carry out its existing functions effectively through the Air Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) and Marine Safety Investigation Branch (MSIB).....

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