Extending housing grants and training accidents

Parliamentary Questions from Mr Kwek Hian Chuan Henry, 19-20 Nov 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Defence in the wake of the recent SAF training accidents, whether there will be an SAF-wide review on training doctrines that will factor in the learning from the various incidents. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for National Development whether the Additional CPF Housing Grant and Special CPF Housing Grant can be extended to first-time buyers of HDB flats in matured estates as these buyers may wish to live near to their parents within the 4km radius.....

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Show the world we act against dirty money

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Developers (Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing) Bill [Bill no. 45/2018] Introduction Sir, I stand in support of this Bill. Real estate is a popular outlet for illicit funds. Money launderers and terrorism financiers often invest in real estate for the same reasons other people do: the prices are stable; the values generally appreciate over time; and you can live in it or rent it out.....

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Can Developers Really Assess Money-Laundering Risk?

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE DEVELOPERS (ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND TERRORISM FINANCING) BILL IN PARLIAMENT ON 20 NOV 2018 Mr Speaker, Sir The threat of terrorism is increasing on a global scale. The terror threat that Singapore faces is at the highest in years. To keep terrorism at bay, we need a multi-pronged approach. Apart from shoring up our border security, and strengthening social resilience among our citizens,....

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Consider mandating central fire alarm systems in HDB

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Civil Defence and Other Matters Bill [Bill no. 44/2018] Introduction Sir, the intention of this Bill is to expand the legal powers of SCDF officers to respond to a wider range of incidents, especially during non-fire emergencies. This can only be a positive move and I stand in support of it. However, I seek a few clarifications regarding the Bill.....

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