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.
Parliament highlights on Monday focused on the recent security breach at Woodlands Checkpoint. Home Affairs Minister Teo Chee Hean said a ministry-level committee has been formed to review security measures at Singapore's two checkpoints. On another security issue, Senior Minister of State for Home Affairs Masagos Zulkifli said about 350 travellers per year have been detected to be in possession of forged or tampered passports, or had presented a passport that do not belong to them. The Geographical Indications Bill was among two Bills passed.