The Toughest Job in the World

by Assoc Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, first appeared at https://msfconversations.wordpress.com/2016/05/08/the-toughest-job-in-the-world/ My late mother with her grandchildren A mother’s job is to be on call – 24/7. A mother has to multi-task between running the household, caring for the family, deal with ‘skirmishes’ between siblings…and so much more! I think being a mother is the toughest job in the world. No previous experience required, but plenty of on-the-job training available. Although tough, the job comes with love,....

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Singapore to install 2000 electric car charging points

In Parliament on 9th May 2016, Nee Soon GRC MP Er Dr Lee Bee Wah asked the Ministry of Transport about encouraging electric cars, including whether the Tesla Model 3 (the cheapest Tesla so far) will receive a CEVS rebate. A Tesla Model 3 electric car. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Minister Khaw Boon Wan replied that – MOT encourages environmentally-friendly vehicles, including electric cars. – LTA and EDB have invited proposals for a nationwide electric car-sharing programme,....

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Is a cat an animal? MHA will review definition

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will review the definition of animals in the Road Traffic Act. On 9th May 2016, Nee Soon GRC MP Louis Ng Kok Kwang asked in Parliament if the definition of “animals” in the Road Traffic Act will be revised to be aligned with the Animals and Birds Act. Currently, under the Road Traffic Act, motorists have to stop if they hit an animal like a dog, horse, ass, mule, sheep,....

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Community Mediation Centres will see more disputes

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Statutes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill [Bill No. 15/2016]. Introduction Madam, I stand in support of this Bill. However, I would like to seek two brief clarifications. Community Mediation Centres Firstly, the proposed amendment to the Community Mediation Centres Act removes the requirement for the Director of a Community Mediation Centre or CMC to prepare and submit to the Minister an annual report on the activities,....

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