Play is the work of childhood

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC on the Motion “Education for our future” Introduction Every school is a good school and this is a phrase we are very familiar with by now. Perhaps soon, we will also have to say that every Early Childhood Development Centre is a good Early Childhood Development Centre. Parents are now not just worried about which primary school their child goes to but also which Early Childhood Development Centre (ECDC) their child goes to.....

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Divorcee housing, educational mobility and salary reduction

Parliamentary Questions from Louis Ng, 9-11 July 2018 1.To ask the Minister for National Development (a) what measures have been put in place to reduce the number of roadkill in the Mandai area; (b) whether such measures apply to all areas where there are construction activities near national parks and nature reserves; and (c) when will the hoardings along Mandai Road be completed. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for National Development what are the eligibility conditions for divorcees with shared care and control of their children to purchase a subsidised HDB flat.....

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Preserve Singapore’s digital heritage

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the National Library Board (Amendment) Bill [Bill No. 19/2018]   Introduction Sir, I stand in support of this Bill. The library is a common ground where diverse groups of people come together. Be it young children eagerly browsing picture books at the children’s corner, or students in reading rooms preparing for their exams, or the elderly engrossed in their daily newspapers,....

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Standardise Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Intellectual Property (Border Enforcement) Bill [Bill No. 24/2018]   Introduction Sir, I welcome this move to standardise border enforcement provisions across our Intellectual Property (IP) Acts. These provisions allow information and documents possessed by the Government to be shared, upon request, for private purposes such as research, or to institute infringement proceedings. I would like to raise questions and comments on amendments relating to requests for information,....

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