Ensuring water security, protecting our coastline

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES (AMENDMENT) BILL IN PARLIAMENT Mr Speaker Sir Climate change and global warming have caused sea levels around the world to rise. Singapore, being a small island nation surrounded by water, is vulnerable to rising sea levels. So, we must seriously take action to protect our country and our future generations as climate change is not a distant problem.....

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Calling for better working environment for lift technicians

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Building Control (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 10/2020)  Introduction  Sir, I stand in support of the Bill. Professionals from the lift industry have shared with me that lift maintenance is known as the 3D industry – it is dark, dirty, and dangerous. I would like to express my appreciation for the lift technicians who work tirelessly in dark, warm lift shafts to ensure that we can enjoy smooth and safe lift rides in our vertical city.....

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MP Louis Ng Introduced Bill to Amend Wild Animals and Birds Act

Member of Parliament (MP) Louis  introduced his first Private Member’s Bill proposing tougher measures to protect Singapore’s wildlife through amendments to the Wild Animals and Birds Act (WABA). Here is his speech during the first reading. —– Mr Speaker, I beg to move, ‘That leave be given to introduce a Bill intituled ‘An Act to amend the Wild Animals and Birds Act (Chapter 351 of the 2000 Revised Edition).’ Sir, after more than two years of work by the Wild Animals Legislation Review Committee (WALRC),....

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Aiding visually impaired in shopping malls, Selling of matrimonial property in divorces

Parliamentary questions by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang from 4 Mar to 6 Mar 2020 1) To ask the Prime Minister whether the Government will consider incentivising fathers to take their Government-Paid Paternity Leave (GPPL) by providing additional leave to couples which can be used by either the mother or father where the father has consumed his full entitlement of GPPL. Response 2) To ask the Minister for Transport whether the Ministry will conduct independent environmental assessments and release regular reports to the public on the implementation and effectiveness of mitigation measures during the construction of the Cross Island MRT Line within and around the Central Catchment Nature Reserve.....

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