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On plans to study the turnover rate Of social workers and number of cases involving employers receiving kickbacks from migrant workers

Parliamentary Questions filed by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang on 5 and 6 July. Louis Ng Kok Kwang: To ask the Minister for Manpower for each year in the past five years (a) how many cases involving employers receiving kickbacks from migrant workers did the Ministry investigate; and (b) of these investigations, how many led to (i) stern warnings (ii) charges and (iii) successful prosecutions against the employers Response Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) whether the Ministry is studying the turnover rates of social workers;....

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On Tripartite Standards Clinics and data on full-time caregivers to persons who suffer from permanent moderate disability

Parliamentary Questions filed by Ms Carrie Tan on 5 and 6 July. Ms Carrie Tan: To ask the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (a) what are the current efforts to build the civic engagement sector for skilled facilitators to lead conversations in the community on sensitive topics of race and religion; (b) how are suitable and effective facilitators sourced for, identified and trained; and (c) how will the tracking, evaluation and scaling of the positive effects of these conversations on social cohesion be made within the community.....

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Louis Ng on Registration of Births and Deaths Bill

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Registration of Births and Deaths Bill (Bill No. 13/2021)  Introduction This Bill will help streamline the reporting and registration of births and deaths in Singapore. This is important because the reporting and registration of births and deaths is not just a bureaucratic process of record-keeping. But the registration of a birth and death can have far-reaching legal and social implications for the individuals.....

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Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim on Registration of Births and Deaths Bill

Second Reading for Registration of Births and Deaths Bill – Speech by Assoc Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of National Development 1.   Madam Deputy Speaker, on behalf of the Second Minister for Home Affairs, I beg to move, “That the Bill be now read a second time.” Background2.   The Registration of Births and Deaths Act, or RBDA, was enacted in 1937. It empowers the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, or ICA,....

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