Jurisdiction in International Commercial Arbitration

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Bill [Bill No. 47/2017]   Introduction Sir, I stand in support of this Bill. The Bill relate to proposed amendments to the Supreme Court of Judicature Act. It deals with matters relating to the operation and jurisdiction of the Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”). The SICC was officially launched on 5 January 2015. ....

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Elderly workers, family violence and SkillsFuture scams

Parliamentary Questions from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah from 8th to 10th Jan 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) how many crisis shelters are there currently; (b) what are their capacities for men and women respectively; and (c) whether the Ministry has plans to expand the number of shelters to accommodate homeless singles. Answer 2.To ask the Minister for Health in light of the new US guideline defining high blood pressure as 130/80 mmHg (a) what percentage of our population falls within this category;....

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Educate citizens about financial management

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE MONEYLENDERS (AMENDMENT) BILL IN PARLIAMENT ON 08 JAN 2018   Mr Speaker, Sir   Moneylending is an issue that is close to many MPs’ hearts, as it is an issue that affects our constituents. We all know that going to borrow money is the only solution for some, albeit this is often a flawed one, because servicing the loan would sink the borrower deeper into the red.....

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Insolvency and Cross-border Payment Settlements

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Payment and Settlement Systems (Finality and Netting) (Amendment) Bill [Bill No. 44/2017]   Introduction Sir, I stand in support of this Bill. Given the rapid development in Fintech, we need to ensure our laws and regulations keep up. I have comments and queries on one specific aspect of the Bill and more broadly, to request for an illustration.....

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