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Singapore Parliament

On Wednesday (Oct 8), ministers gave replies to MPs' questions on HDB's upgrading programmes & reverse mortgages, transport concessionary fares, Early Turnover Scheme, and technology use at bus stops. The House also debated and passed several Bills, including the Companies (Amendment) Bill.


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  • 08 Oct 2014 16:11

    110 police reports lodged against timeshare companies each year

    Under the Criminal Procedure Code, the police are empowered to initiate investigations only into suspected criminal offences, and they have to first assess whether a criminal offence was committed when they receive a complaint against a timeshare, said Mr S Israwan.

  • 08 Oct 2014 17:00

    'Sufficient capacity' in mosques in west of Singapore

    MUIS regularly reviews the capacity of mosques and works closely with national agencies, such as the URA, to ensure sufficient prayer spaces for the Muslim community: Minister-in-Charge of Muslim Affairs Yaacob Ibrahim.

08 Oct 2014 15:00

Free WiFi service at MRT stations 'well-received': MOT

There are more than 145,000 users of the free WiFi service as of today, says Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of Transport Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim.