Strengthening Families

Speech By Senior Parliamentary Secretary Assoc Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim At MSF Committee Of Supply 2018 1 Chairman, I thank the members for their continued support of my ministry’s work. I would like to start with a few words in Malay. Tanggungjawab Bersama Demi Masa Depan 2 Sepanjang minggu ini, anggota Parlimen telah menekankan pentingnya usaha mengukuhkan asas keharmonian sosial, sambil mengatasi cabaran masa akan datang. Saya gembira bahawa Bajet tahun ini menyokong individu dan keluarga untuk lebih bersedia menghadapi masa hadapan,....

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Great Place to Bring Up Your Children

Family is the link to our past and the bridge to our future. We strive to make Nee Soon a great place for your whole family. Click here for the map of improvements. Nee Soon has added many childcare places to meet demand from the young families moving in. Singapore’s first mega-childcare centre, with 300 places, opened in mid-2016 at the junction of Yishun Ring Rd and Ave 11. Did you know that it was meant to be somewhere else in Yishun,....

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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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