PQs from Louis Ng

Parliamentary Questions from Louis Ng on 6 Aug 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Manpower (a) in the past three years, of the notifications received to reduce the salary of a work permit holder stated in their in-principle approval letter, what proportions are within (i) one month (ii) one year of the work permit issue date; and (b) whether the Ministry will consider a limit on the amount a company is allowed to reduce the salary of the work permit holder.....

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Special needs children and youths

Parliamentary Questions from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 6 Aug 2018 Dr Lee Bee Wah also asked about how Singaporeans can safeguard their sensitive accounts after their IC numbers were revealed in the cyberattack on SingHealth. Minister S Iswaran replied that sensitive transactions all have 2FA (2-factor authentication) so just the IC information will not be enough to access it. To be extra safe, if citizens have any accounts that use their IC number as the username or password,....

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Swift legislative response

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Companies (Amendment) Bill [Bill no. 27/2018] Introduction Sir, I rise in support of this Bill. This is a swift legislative response to the Court of Appeal’s proposal in the case of Diablo Fortune Inc v Duncan, Cameron Lindsay to carve out liens on sub-freights from the registration requirement under Section 131(1) of the Companies Act. As the law currently stands,....

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Expanding transport investigations

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Transport Safety Investigations Bill [Bill no. 28/2018] Introduction Sir, I stand in support of this bill. The work of the Transport Safety Investigation Bureau (TSIB) is notable for its independence and objectivity, and its focus on preventing future accidents and incidents rather than apportioning blame. These characteristics allow it to carry out its existing functions effectively through the Air Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) and Marine Safety Investigation Branch (MSIB).....

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