Helping SMEs

1) To ask the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) what are the key criteria for SMEs to be selected for the Scale Up initiative; and (b) what is the likely number of companies that will benefit from this programme over the next 24 months. Response 2) To ask the Minister for Trade and Industry whether the Ministry can provide an update on the achievement of the Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) programme and whether there is a need to evolve the current status of ACE.....

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Targeting food waste in Kebun Baru

Speech for Bill on Resource and Sustainability Act By Henry Kwek, Member of Parliament for Kebun Baru, Nee Soon GRC For Parliament Sitting on 4 Sep 2019 Mr Speaker, 1. I rise in support of the Act. 2. Let me first declare my interest as Advisor to the Federation of Merchant Association, which represents SMEs especially micro and heartland SMEs. 3. Fighting global warming and environmental destruction is humanity’s greatest test, and as the custodians of earth,....

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Encouraging adoption

Speech on Children and Youth Person Bill By Henry Kwek, Member of Parliament for Kebun Baru, Nee Soon GRC For Parliament Sitting on 3 Sep 2019 Mr Speaker, 1. I rise in support of this bill. 2. First off, on behalf of foster parents, I would like to thank MSF for allowing foster parents to benefit from childcare leave. a. This is something that many in the VWO space, including myself, have asked for. 3. Second,....

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How will data collected by new satellite ERP be kept safe?

Parliamentary Questions from MP Henry Kwek on 5 August 1) To ask the Minister for Trade and Industry what has been the take-up rate for the SME transformation programmes including SME Go Digital, Productivity Solutions Grant, and Market Readiness Grant. Response 2) To ask the Minister for Transport (a) what will be the measures to protect privacy of drivers when the new satellite ERP system is implemented; and (b) how will the Government store, process and analyse the data collected.....

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