singapore - Rail, Road & Other Transport

Singapore to follow Malaysia's Lead, abolish Toll for Motorcyclists at Tuas

SINGAPORE, Nov 5 (Bernama) - The republic will do away the 40 Singapore cents toll on motorcyclists at the Tuas checkpoint, in line with Malaysia's decision to abolish it next year at Linkedua (Second Link).
Date: 05 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Road Traffic (Car-Free Weekend) (Exemption) Order 2018

This is to notify that the e‑trishaws and personal mobility device riders are exempted from the Road Traffic Act on 26 October 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m provided certain specified conditions are satisfied.
Date: 25 October 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 700; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Transport Safety Investigations Act 2018

This Act seeks to establish proper procedures to investigate transport occurrences and other matters affecting transport safety and for related purposes, and to make consequential and related amendments to certain other Acts.
Date: 16 October 2018; Type: Federal Act; Citation: No. 37; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Road Traffic (Authorisation of Use) (Amendment) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 13 October 2018.
Date: 12 October 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 690; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Road Traffic (Authorisation of Use) Notification 2018

This is to notify that the vehicle bearing the registration number TRD5397M is authorised for use within the areas specified in the Schedule from 15 October 2018 to 30 November 2018 subject to the compliance of certain specific conditions.
Date: 01 October 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 611; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Land Transport Authority of Singapore (Amendment) Bill

This Bill seeks to amend the Land Transport Authority of Singapore Act.
Date: 01 October 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 41/2018; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Land Transport (Enforcement Measures) Act 2018

This Act seeks to amend certain Acts to strengthen enforcement capacity and measures across certain Acts relating to land transport management and regulation. Sections 47 and 67 are deemed to have come into operation on 8 July and 1 May 2018 respectively. The rest of the Act comes into operation on a date that the Minister appoints by notification ...
Date: 28 September 2018; Type: Federal Act; Citation: No. 33; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Driving Licences) (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 27 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 586; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Public Consultation on the Land Transport Master Plan 2040

Land Transport Authority consults public on how to improve the quality of living through land transport system and how to shape the future of land transport to 2040 through the Land Transport Master Plan (LTMP).
Date: 19 September 2018; Type: Press Release; Source: Land Transport Authority

Active Mobility (FORMULA 1® 2018 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix) (Exemption) Order 2018

This is to notify that electrically operated four-wheeled lightweight vehicle is exempted from the Active Mobility Act 2017, from 12 September 2018 to 17 September 2018 when driven on any footpath located on or in the vicinity of the blue-coloured lines set out in the Schedule, in connection with the specified event, if certain conditions are ...
Date: 10 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 554; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Road Traffic (Restriction of Speed on Roads) (Amendment) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 8 September 2018.
Date: 06 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 545; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Road Traffic (FORMULA 1® 2018 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix) (Exemption) Order 2018

This is to notify that the Rules specified in the Schedule does not apply to the motor vehicle bearing foreign registration number BKU6672 when it is used on any road on any day from 6 September 2018 to 17 September 2018 for the purpose of, or in connection with the specified events.
Date: 05 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 544; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Motor Vehicles (Third-Party Risks and Compensation) (FORMULA 1® 2018 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix) (Exemption) Notification 2018

This is to notify that Section 3 of the Motor Vehicles (Third-Party Risks and Compensation) Act, does not apply to a motor vehicle that is not registered under the Road Traffic Act, when it is used on any of the designated roads on any day from 12 September 2018 to 19 September 2018 for the purpose of any specified events.
Date: 05 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 543; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Quota System) (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 1 September 2018.
Date: 31 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 524; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Public Transport Council Act (Amendment of Third Schedule) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 30 August 2018.
Date: 29 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 509; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Active Mobility (Excluded Vehicle) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 28 August 2018.
Date: 28 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 506; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Active Mobility (Moving Generations) (Exemption) Order 2018

This is to notify that individuals who ride an e‑trishaw to be used by the organiser for the purpose of Moving Generations event on any of the footpath or shared path specified in Part 1, 2, 3 or 4 of the Schedule are exempted from the Active Mobility Act 2017, provided certain conditions are complied with.
Date: 28 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 507; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Road Traffic (Moving Generations) (Exemption) Order 2018

This is to notify that individuals who ride an e‑trishaw to be used by the organisers for the Moving Generations event on any part of the road mentioned in the Schedule are exempted from the Road Traffic Act, provided certain conditions are complied with.
Date: 28 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 508; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Land Transport (Enforcement Measures) Bill

This Bill seeks to amend certain Acts to strengthen enforcement capacity and measures relating to land transport management and regulation.
Date: 06 August 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 29/2018; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Road Traffic (Electronic Road Pricing System) (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 6 August 2018.
Date: 03 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 488; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

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Lawyers raise Concerns over Move to cut Fees

In one of the Law Society's biggest townhall sessions, close to 1,000, or one in five, practising lawyers turned up on Monday to discuss with Law Minister K Shanmugam the recommended scale costs they could charge under the proposed civil justice reforms.

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President to conduct Bilateral Meetings and Other Summit Activities

Singapore, Nov 14 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), on the second day of a working visit to Singapore, will hold various bilateral meetings and attend several ASEAN summits with partner countries.

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President Jokowi highlights Indo-Pacific Concept at ASEAN Summit Plenary

SINGAPORE, Nov 14 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo highlighted developments in the concept of Indo-Pacific regional cooperation during the plenary session of the 33rd ASEAN Summit held at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Center in Singapore on Tuesday night.

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Leaders push for modernizing ASEAN at 33rd Summit

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and leaders from other Asean member countries are pushing to modernise and strengthen Asean amid the growing digital revolution, the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.

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Ministers' Pay Cut to remain in Force - Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 (Bernama) - The 10 per cent salary cut for all Cabinet ministers will remain in force, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today.

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UM bags 13th LAWASIA International Moot Competition

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 (Bernama) - A group of University of Malaya (UM) Bachelor of Law (LLB) students emerged as International Champion at the 13th LAWASIA International Moot Competition held early this month.

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Time for BNM to reimpose Financing Quota - HBA

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 (Bernama) - It is time for Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to reimpose financing quota that the banks need to adhere to in order to assist first-time home buyers, said the National House Buyers Association (HBA).

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Non-Lawyers can now boost Legal Knowledge for Work

Working professionals can now build up their legal knowledge in industry-specific areas through courses at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Law Academy, which caters to both practising lawyers and non-lawyers.

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488K nabbed for Ordinance Violations since June: NCRPO

MANILA, Nov 13 (PNA) - A total of 488,526 individuals have been apprehended for violating local ordinances since June this year, the National Capital Region Police (NCRPO) announced Tuesday.

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Indonesia pushes ASEAN to complete RCEP Negotiation

SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita has pushed ASEAN member countries to complete eight chapters within the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) framework in a bid to meet the negotiation target with its non-ASEAN participants.

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Awaiting ASEAN's Concrete Steps to develop e-Commerce

BOGOR, W JAVA, Nov 13 (ANTARA News) - Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita and his counterparts from nine other ASEAN member countries have signed an agreement on e-commerce at the 17th ASEAN Economic Community Council Meeting in Singapore on Monday.

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Ministry actively develops Entrepreneurs in Creative Industry

JAKARTA, Nov 13 (ANTARA News) - Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto confirmed that his ministry is actively developing startup entrepreneurs in the creative industry sector.

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Indonesia urges ASEAN Economic Community to adapt to Industry 4.0

SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (ANTARA News) - Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita urged members of the ASEAN Economic Community to adapt to the demands of Industry 4.0 to make them remain competitive and not left behind by other countries.

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Death of RMN Personnel: Court orders another Probe by Inquiry Board

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 (Bernama) - The High Court here today ordered the Malaysian Armed Forces Council to set up a board of inquiry to determine whether Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) seaman Muhammad Lailaltuiman Mohd Sukri, who died at a detention room in Sungai Wangi, Sitiawan, was mentally and physically abused while he was attached with KD LEKIR.

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Need to address, curb questioning of Constitution - Sultan Sharafuddin

SHAH ALAM, Nov 13 (Bernama) - The act of a certain group in questioning the sanctity of Islam, the special rights of the Malays and Bumiputeras, the national language, and the function and position of the Malay Rulers enshrined in the Federal Constitution need to be immediately addressed and curbed.

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Anwar's Challenge over Implementation of NSC Act remitted to High Court

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 13 (Bernama) - The Federal Court today remitted PKR president-elect Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's legal challenge over the implementation of the National Security Council Act (NSC) 2016 back to the High Court for hearing.

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MATTA appeals for Temporary Waiver of Visa Fees for Chinese and Indian Tourists

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is appealing for a temporary waiver of visa fees for tourists from China and India, in order to boost visitor arrivals to Malaysia.

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SME Non-performing Loans in Malaysia among World's Highest

JOHOR BAHRU, Nov 13 (Bernama) - Malaysia’s Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) among Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) entrepreneurs are among the world’s highest, said Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof.

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