Microbeads, disease costs and starting salaries

Parliamentary Questions from Louis Ng on 10 Sep 2018 1. To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources (a) whether the Ministry monitors the amounts of microbeads in reservoirs, tap water, and discharge into the ocean; (b) what percentage of microbeads is removed during the water treatment process; and (c) whether the Ministry will consider banning cosmetics that contain microbeads. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for Transport (a) when will the Ministry make public the full findings of the animal monitoring programme conducted at the Central Catchment Nature Reserve,....

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PQs from Louis Ng

Parliamentary Questions from Louis Ng on 6 Aug 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Manpower (a) in the past three years, of the notifications received to reduce the salary of a work permit holder stated in their in-principle approval letter, what proportions are within (i) one month (ii) one year of the work permit issue date; and (b) whether the Ministry will consider a limit on the amount a company is allowed to reduce the salary of the work permit holder.....

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Special needs children and youths

Parliamentary Questions from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 6 Aug 2018 Dr Lee Bee Wah also asked about how Singaporeans can safeguard their sensitive accounts after their IC numbers were revealed in the cyberattack on SingHealth. Minister S Iswaran replied that sensitive transactions all have 2FA (2-factor authentication) so just the IC information will not be enough to access it. To be extra safe, if citizens have any accounts that use their IC number as the username or password,....

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Help for freelancing seniors

Parliamentary Questions from Kwek Hian Chuan Henry on 6 Aug 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth what are the programmes to nurture talented young sportsmen especially for the team sports given that their training can be interrupted by National Service. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources whether there are effective programmes to cultivate the habit of not littering and to dispose of waste in a proper manner like that in Japan and Taiwan.....

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