Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Sept 19, 2023

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Seniors and students who often take buses, trains urged to use cheaper monthly travel passes

The Public Transport Council said there may not be enough awareness about the existence of adult monthly passes. 

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Banks should reimburse scam victims, suggests WP’s Sylvia Lim; Govt says it may lead to complacency

Holding bank customers responsible for their losses is inadequate and unjust, Ms Lim said.

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MPs debate Bill to strengthen parenthood-related benefits, including doubling of paternity leave

They include the doubling of government-paid paternity leave to four weeks and unpaid infant care leave to 12 days.

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The gist: Preventing abuse in pre-schools and meeting demand for HDB flats

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