Derrick Goh on Financial Services and Markets Bill

Sir, Singapore has established itself as a leading global financial centre. Global reputation aside, our financial sector provides good jobs for over 170,000 residents and has led to many spin-off benefits in our local economy. With digitalization speeding up the pace of Financial Sector transformation, it is important for MAS to continue to refresh our regulations to preserve trust and confidence in Singapore’s financial industry. Given the above, I believe that the new provisions contained in the Financial Services and Markets Bill are timely and sound.....

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Derrick Goh on supporting SMEs, tackling crime

Speech by Mr. Derrick Goh, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Budget Debate 2022 on “Supporting SMEs and tackling crime“ Mr Speaker, 2          Sir, we are in the midst of navigating the Covid-19 pandemic.  We have collectively fared well so far.  I attribute this to the leadership of our Government and the trust and cooperation of our citizens.  3          I applaud the Government for boldly putting forward a holistic and expansionary budget of $102.4B.  Taken as a whole, the Budget is not only fairer,....

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Derrick Goh on moving towards a low-carbon society

Speech by Mr. Derrick Goh, MP for Nee Soon GRC, on the Private Member’s Motion: Towards a Low-carbon Society Mr Speaker, Sir, experts noted that the recent COP26 Climate Conference to secure a net-zero Carbon footprint fell short of actions but help move the world forward. In Singapore, a Clean and Green Global City has always been a national focus since our founding as a nation. We have always been doing our part such as setting up a Climate Action Package in 2018 and more recently,....

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Derrick Goh on Registration of Births and Deaths Bill

Speech by Mr. Derrick Goh, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Registration of Births and Deaths Bill Mdm Deputy Speaker, Coming on the heels of the recent publication of Census 2020, it is important for the relevant Government agencies to be updated and have accurate records such as the registration of both the births and deaths in Singapore. These records assist in ensuring that our population data is accurate and allows us to use this information to plan and enact policies to respond to the needs of our population. ....

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