Foreign worker dorms, Euthanising pets

Parliamentary Questions by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang on 4 and 5 June 2020 1) To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources with regard to the import of wild-caught soft-shelled turtle for consumption (a) what diseases are the animals tested for; (b) for each disease, how many tests have been carried out in each year for the past five years; (c) for each disease, what are the number and percentage of test results that have been positive in each year for the past five years;....

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Call for Government-paid COVID-related childcare leave

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Debate on the Ministerial Statement on Government’s Plans in Our Continuing Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic. Introduction Sir, I join many Singaporeans in thanking the government for the Unity, Resilience, Solidarity and Fortitude Budgets. The support measures introduced will help ensure that we can all get through this pandemic and, most importantly, get through it together. I’m thankful that the concerns of those on unpaid leave or reduced salaries have been addressed through expanding the COVID-19 Support Grant to help this group of Singaporeans.....

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Moving upstream to address hazards posed by active mobility devices

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Active Mobility (Amendment No. 2) Bill (Bill No. 22/2020) Introduction Sir, I am glad that we are moving upstream in addressing the hazards posed by active mobility devices by introducing an import controls regime. It is also sensible for us to address the fire risk posed by non-compliant active mobility devices held by the LTA before any incidents occur.....

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Relooking at Foreign Workers Dormitories

Parliamentary Questions by MP Louis Ng on 4-5 May 2020 1) To ask the Minister for Manpower whether the Ministry will consider amending the Foreign Employee Dormitories Act so that its regulatory framework applies to all purpose-built dormitories, factory converted dormitories, construction temporary quarters, standalone temporary quarters, construction temporary quarters, quarters in buildings under construction, and temporary occupation licence quarters. 2) To ask the Minister for Manpower whether the Ministry will consider (i) increasing the minimum gross floor area of 4.5 square metres for each resident in a foreign workers’....

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