On closure of SingPost’s only branch in Nee Soon

Parliamentary Questions filed by Mr Derrick Goh on 9 and 10 January 2024 Mr Derrick Goh: To ask the Minister for Communications and Information regarding the closure of SingPost’s only branch in Nee Soon (a) how does the Infocomm Media Development Authority assess the appropriateness of a SingPost branch closure; (b) what is the Government’s expectation of the postal physical footprint of SingPost branches across Singapore; and (c) how can SingPost better balance business viability with the basic needs of residents who still require access to physical postal services.....

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On ScamShield

Parliamentary Questions filed by Mr Derrick Goh on 22 November 2023 Mr Derrick Goh asked the Minister for Home Affairs (a) what is the public adoption rate of ScamShield since its launch; (b) what is the Ministry’s assessment of the effectiveness of ScamShield; and (c) whether ScamShield complements malware detection apps used by banking customers. Response....

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On prevention and detection of anti-money laundering activities

Parliamentary Questions filed by Mr Derrick Goh on 3 October 2023 Mr Derrick Goh: To ask the Minister for Home Affairs (a) how Singapore compares to other global financial centres in terms of preventing and detecting anti-money laundering activities; and (b) whether the roll-out of the Collaborative Sharing of Money Laundering/Terrorism Financing (ML/TF) Information and Cases (COSMIC) digital platform will be accelerated and also extended to other industries to detect such illicit transactions across local industries beyond financial institutions.....

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Derrick Goh on Immigration (Amendment) Bill

Sir, a defining characteristic of Singapore’s success has been its progressive attitude towards leveraging new ideas. I note this Bill introduces new provisions to support the use of new technologies and innovation to tackle an evolving security landscape. It takes into account learnings from the recent pandemic, factored use of digital technologies to improve both effectiveness and efficiency of border operations. Singapore was early in reopening our boarders in 2022. Given the rebound of travel, it is timely for this Bill to be put before this House.  ....

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