Motorcycle COEs, scams and special needs employment

Parliamentary Questions from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 10 Sep 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Transport in light of the high prices of motorcycle COEs in recent biddings (a) whether the Ministry is concerned about the COE increase; (b) whether there is any market manipulation or any party who is keeping the COE prices up; (c) who bid for the nearly 400 bids that came in during the last moment before the tender closed at 4pm on 8 August 2018;....

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Careshield Life premiums solely used for S’poreans

Parliamentary Questions from Henry Kwek on 10 Sep 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Health (a) whether Careshield Life is subjected to the Insurance Act; and (b) if not, how will the Government ensure that the premiums collected are properly managed and payouts made available when claims arise. Answer MOH replied that government plans to set up a CareShield Life Fund. All CareShield Life premiums collected, along with any investment returns from these premiums, will remain entirely within the Fund.....

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Microbeads, disease costs and starting salaries

Parliamentary Questions from Louis Ng on 10 Sep 2018 1. To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources (a) whether the Ministry monitors the amounts of microbeads in reservoirs, tap water, and discharge into the ocean; (b) what percentage of microbeads is removed during the water treatment process; and (c) whether the Ministry will consider banning cosmetics that contain microbeads. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for Transport (a) when will the Ministry make public the full findings of the animal monitoring programme conducted at the Central Catchment Nature Reserve,....

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Too hasty to go car-lite?

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE LAND TRANSPORT (ENFORCEMENT MEASURES) BILL IN PARLIAMENT ON 10 SEPTEMBER 2018 Mr Speaker Sir I rise to support the Bill. It is indeed regrettable that in our effort to improve the mobility of residents and encourage people to enjoy the outdoors without relying on the use of traditional transport like motor cars and other petrol or diesel vehicles,....

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