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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Appreciating Our Cleaners – The Unsung Heros

We are doing what is right – to show that we care and appreciate everyone…and to look forward to what we can do together as a community. Speech by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC & Chairman of Nee Soon Town Council at the Nee Soon GRC Cleaners’ Appreciation Dinner, Sunday, 8 May 2016. Minister K Shanmugam, Fellow Parliamentary Colleagues, Friends and Nee Soon Town Council team. Thank you for joining us at this evening’s Nee Soon GRC Cleaners Appreciation Dinner.....

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PIC scheme needs urgent strengthening

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Income Tax (Amendment No. 2) Bill [Bill No. 16/2016]. Introduction Madam, I stand in support of this Bill. I will focus my speech on the Productivity and Innovation Credit Scheme or PIC scheme. The PIC scheme was introduced to encourage productivity and innovation activities in Singapore. It provides support to businesses that make investments to improve their productivity.....

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