On public’s retail exposure to digital payment token service providers licensed by Monetary Authority of Singapore

Parliamentary Questions filed by Mr Derrick Goh on 12 and 13 September 2022 Mr Derrick Goh: To ask the Minister for Education whether the Ministry can consider increasing the Primary 1 places available at North View Primary School and Huamin Primary School, to cater to the increasing demand from a large number of new residents moving into Yishun Spring BTO estate. Response Mr Derrick Goh: To ask the Prime Minister (a) what is the current total value of “Buy Now Pay Later” (BNPL) loans in Singapore;....

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Louis Ng on Debt Collection Bill

Speech by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Debt Collection Bill (Bill No. 18/2022) Introduction Sir, this Bill empowers the MHA to regulate debt collection activities in Singapore and provide the Police with the necessary levers to stem problematic debt collection conduct. I applaud MHA for proposing to institute upstream regulatory interventions to manage the disamenities from debt collection activities. I also thank MHA for conducting a public consultation in June this year to gather public feedback in preparation for this Bill. ....

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Louis Ng on National Symbols Bill

Speech by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the National Symbols Bill (Bill No. 21/2022) Introduction Sir, this Bill declares our seven National Symbols and three Presidential Symbols and to regulate their use. National symbols are an important part of our national identity, and a common rallying point for Singaporeans. I welcome this Bill, which recognises and protects these symbols.  I thank MCCY for allowing Singaporeans to be a part of the process in deciding what our National Symbols mean to us by convening a citizens workgroup and public consultation for this Bill.....

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Derrick Goh on Registration of Criminals (Amendment) Bill

Mdm Deputy Speaker, Singapore is widely regarded as one of the safest cities in the world, because of the relentless efforts of our Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs). Amongst other capabilities, investigation plays a key role in solving crimes and upholding public confidence.  We must continue to enable our officers with the right investigation capabilities and legal framework, so they remain effective in keeping Singapore safe. One key step is to expand how we collect, use and store information from case persons,....

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