MRHA: Community Remedial Initiative lets offenders make amendments to offended parties

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE AMENDMENTS TO THE MAINTENANCE OF RELIGIOUS HARMONY BILL Mr Speaker Sir, Religious views are a personal matter. But when they threaten the multi-racial harmony of our society, the Government needs to step in to protect our hard-won harmony. The Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act (MRHA) has served us well in preserving the peace and harmony in our multi-racial society.....

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PMDs labels, Government-Paid and Extended Child Care Leave

Parliamentary Questions from MP Louis Ng on 2-4 September 1) To ask the Minister for Transport whether the Ministry will consider making it mandatory for all bicycles and PMDs to be fitted with laser lights which project a symbol of a bicycle or PMD on to the path five metres ahead, to warn pedestrians that there is a cyclist or PMD approaching them. Response 2) To ask the Minister for Manpower: (a) for each year in the past five years,....

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Foreigners working in delivery service, Pet owners cleaning up after pets

Parliamentary Questions from MP Lee Bee Wah on 2-4 September 1) To ask the Prime Minister (a) whether there is an increasing number of cases of monies wrongly credited by a person to a bank account of an individual; and (b) whether our banks are required to freeze such monies and return them to the rightful sender and, if not, why. Response 2) To ask the Minister for Manpower (a) what is the current percentage of workers in the online food delivery industry who are foreigners;....

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Targeting food waste in Kebun Baru

Speech for Bill on Resource and Sustainability Act By Henry Kwek, Member of Parliament for Kebun Baru, Nee Soon GRC For Parliament Sitting on 4 Sep 2019 Mr Speaker, 1. I rise in support of the Act. 2. Let me first declare my interest as Advisor to the Federation of Merchant Association, which represents SMEs especially micro and heartland SMEs. 3. Fighting global warming and environmental destruction is humanity’s greatest test, and as the custodians of earth,....

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