Domestic violence, after-school care and women in civil service

PQs from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 2nd and 3rd Oct 2017 1. To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) in the past three years, how many domestic violence cases against women, especially those above 50 years, have been reported; (b) what is the Ministry doing to reach out to those who may be suffering in silence; and (c) whether the Ministry will look into ways to raise public awareness and work with grassroots groups to reach out to the silent victims.....

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Foreign worker levies, Rohingya conflict and Tengah environment

PQs from Louis Ng on 2nd and 3rd Oct 2017 1. To ask the Minister for Health whether the Ministry will consider making neo-natal insurance for IVF compulsory at the point of a positive pregnancy blood test rather than at the point of embryo transfer. 2. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs (a) how does Singapore intend to support the government of Myanmar in restoring peace and stability in the Rakhine state; (b) how important is it to Singapore (as chair of ASEAN in 2018) and ASEAN in responding to the urgent situation in Rakhine or conflict in any member states that may threaten the stability of the region;....

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More Public Housing for Single Parents

Statement by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the presentation of the Petition for More Inclusive Provision of Public Housing for Single Parents. Sir, I present to Parliament a Petition under Standing Order No 18. The Clerk has endorsed this Petition as being in accordance with the rules of Standing Order No 18(5). This Petition is presented on behalf of Quek Chee Kian, Lee Man Qi, Renemarlina Bte Osman, Jesvinder Ms Kaur,....

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Leave to care for parents and sick children

PQs from Louis Ng on 11th Sep 2017 1. To ask the Prime Minister whether the Ministry will consider allowing parents to use their paid sick leave entitlement to care for their sick children or allowing this at least for parents of premature, multiple births or babies with congenital illness. 2. To ask the Minister for National Development (a) whether the lack of a fire-rated entrance door affects the design of a HDB flat as a fire compartment;....

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