E-scooters, Free Gifts Marketing, Haze

1)  To ask the Minister for Transport since the start of the mandatory registration of e-scooters in July 2019: (a) how many illegally modified e-scooters have been seized; (b) how does LTA keep check on escooter users who illegally modify their vehicles after being certified LTA approved; and (c) whether the penalties will be enhanced for owners of illegally modified e-scooters. Response 2) To ask the Minister for Trade and Industry since July last year (a) whether the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore has received any complaints about vendors who engaged in free gifts marketing techniques and,....

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Childcare Leave, Protecting the Children

1) To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development whether the Ministry will consider requiring divorce rulings that award shared care and control to also state which party is allowed to list the child as an essential occupier in their application to buy a subsidised HDB flat. Response 2) To ask the Prime Minister what is the rationale for not providing childcare leave to parents on a per child basis. Response 3) To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development for each year from 2011 to 2017,....

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Helping SMEs

1) To ask the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) what are the key criteria for SMEs to be selected for the Scale Up initiative; and (b) what is the likely number of companies that will benefit from this programme over the next 24 months. Response 2) To ask the Minister for Trade and Industry whether the Ministry can provide an update on the achievement of the Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) programme and whether there is a need to evolve the current status of ACE.....

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Disclosing “foreign donations”

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Maintenance of Religious Harmony (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 25/2019) Introduction Sir, this Bill relates to a very fundamental tenet of Singapore society. Singaporeans often proudly cite the fact that Singapore is a country where many religions can co-exist peacefully and even thrive. We cannot take this state of affairs for granted. This Bill is acknowledgment that we must constantly update our legal framework to address new challenges.....

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