Relooking at Foreign Workers Dormitories

Parliamentary Questions by MP Louis Ng on 4-5 May 2020 1) To ask the Minister for Manpower whether the Ministry will consider amending the Foreign Employee Dormitories Act so that its regulatory framework applies to all purpose-built dormitories, factory converted dormitories, construction temporary quarters, standalone temporary quarters, construction temporary quarters, quarters in buildings under construction, and temporary occupation licence quarters. 2) To ask the Minister for Manpower whether the Ministry will consider (i) increasing the minimum gross floor area of 4.5 square metres for each resident in a foreign workers’....

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Planning For All Contingencies

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Parliamentary Elections (COVID-19 Special Arrangements) Bill (Bill No. 18/2020)  Introduction Sir, it was Dr. Anthony Fauci, an infectious disease expert who said of the COVID-19 virus, “You don’t make the timeline, the virus makes the timeline”. I am supportive of planning for all contingencies to enable as many eligible Singaporean voters to cast their votes as possible in a General Election.....

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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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Helping divorcees with housing, relaxing rules for HDB pet owners

Cuts by MP Louis Ng for Ministry of National Development (MND) Committee of Supply debate 2020 Waive mutual consent to ensure divorcees have a place they can call home Last year, I met Gina (not her real name) who is a divorcee. She originally had sole care and control of her son but gave that up for shared care and control so that her son could also stay with her ex-husband who lived nearer to his primary school.....

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