Good Governance = Good Policy + Good Implementation

Speech by Mr. Derrick Goh Soon Hee, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Debate on the President’s Address 2020 Mr Speaker, Sir, I rise in support of the motion to thank the President for her Address. I am heartened by her encouragement to new politicians, like myself, to continue the good work done by those before us in shaping an effective and sound government. 2020 A Year Like No Other Globally, this year, economies have been paralysed,....

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Facing the Crisis Together

Photo courtesy of Khoo Teck Puat Hospital   The world is facing the biggest crisis in several generations- Covid-19. The virus continues to spread around the world. Over five million people have been infected. Hundreds of thousands have died. These numbers are still rising. The virus has affected both lives and livelihoods. Most countries are suffering. The world faces a severe recession. In Singapore, we have protected our population.  Our death rate is among the lowest in the world.....

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Foreign worker dorms, Euthanising pets

Parliamentary Questions by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang on 4 and 5 June 2020 1) To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources with regard to the import of wild-caught soft-shelled turtle for consumption (a) what diseases are the animals tested for; (b) for each disease, how many tests have been carried out in each year for the past five years; (c) for each disease, what are the number and percentage of test results that have been positive in each year for the past five years;....

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Call for Government-paid COVID-related childcare leave

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Debate on the Ministerial Statement on Government’s Plans in Our Continuing Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic. Introduction Sir, I join many Singaporeans in thanking the government for the Unity, Resilience, Solidarity and Fortitude Budgets. The support measures introduced will help ensure that we can all get through this pandemic and, most importantly, get through it together. I’m thankful that the concerns of those on unpaid leave or reduced salaries have been addressed through expanding the COVID-19 Support Grant to help this group of Singaporeans.....

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