Tribute to Speakers

Speech by A/P Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, SPS, MOE and MSF, at appointment of new Speaker of Parliament   Mr Speaker, Sir. I rise to thank Mdm Halimah Yacob for her contribution as the Speaker to the House and to support the nomination of Mr Tan Chuan-Jin as the upcoming Speaker to the House.   MDM HALIMAH YACOB Many would agree with me, that Mdm Halimah has been a trail-blazer and inspiration to many. Despite describing herself as “ponteng queen”,....

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Train breakdowns, fire safety and hawker centre rentals

PQs from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 11th Sep 2017 1. To ask the Minister for Transport (a) whether LTA is aware of the many complaints regarding real-time updates on the MRT service breakdown for commuters on 28 June 2017; (b) what is being done to address commuters’ need for timely and accurate information; and (c) whether LTA monitors the service standards of MRT train operators on the level of public engagement when there is a service breakdown Answer Supplementary questions: 1.....

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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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Top Scholarships and Media Exposure for Engineers

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (AMENDMENT) BILL Mr Speaker 1. I rise in support of the Bill. May I begin by declaring my interest as a professional engineer and also that I am serving on the Professional Engineers Board as a member. I am pleased that the Bill will expand the functions of the Board to allow it to promote the development of professional engineering in Singapore.....

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