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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More precious time with our loved ones

Budget response speech by Louis Ng Introduction “Daddy why don’t I take the school bus so that you do not need to rush anymore”. Those words by my daughter Ella cut through my heart like a knife. My 6 year old daughter taught me an important lesson that morning when I was sending her to school last year, a very painful lesson. She made me realise that it was time to slow down and not rush all the time especially in front of her,....

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