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Singapore Parliament

Parliament on Monday (May 11) passed laws to regulate third-party taxi booking apps and drones, as well strengthening MAS' supervisory powers against money laundering & terrorism financing. Six Bills were also introduced, including the Insurance (Amendment) Bill and the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill.

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Much effort is needed to nurture constructive politics: MP Low Thia Khiang

Singapore Parliament

Much effort is needed to nurture constructive politics in mature democracies, said Aljunied GRC MP Low Thia Khiang. He said constructive politics does not happen "by the order of the government", nor does it happen through a national conversation or public consultation. Mr Low added that if people continue to support a political party that uses "high-handed" tactics against its political opponents, a "bullying" political culture is being endorsed. He also cautioned against building a self-serving political culture.  

26 May 2014