Louis Ng on Significant Investments Review Bill

Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang (Nee Soon): Sir, this Bill will create an oversight framework for entities critical to our national security interests. I have three points of clarification. My first set of clarifications is on the notification and approval regime for notification and approval regime for controllers of designated entities. Under section 16, a person’s shareholdings are combined with their associates’ shareholdings to determine if notice or approval requirements are triggered. The definition of associate under section 15 is very wide.....

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On Assisted Conception Procedures

Parliamentary Questions filed by Mr Louis Ng on 9 and 10 January 2024 Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang: To ask the Minister for National Development (a) what steps will be taken to ensure that construction on the Long Island reclaimed site will not significantly impact sensitive marine habitats like coral reefs; (b) whether a public consultation will be carried out; and (c) whether the nature groups have been or will be consulted from an early stage on this process.....

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Louis Ng on Stillbirths and Births (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill

Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang (Nee Soon): Sir, this Bill proposes amendments that will allow parents of a stillborn child to officially register a name for the child within one year after the stillbirth. This is an empathetic move that gives due acknowledgment to the lived, personal experiences of Singaporeans who have had the misfortune of losing their child. I thank the Government for making these positive changes. I have two points of clarifications. My first clarification is on the concern of misinterpretation of the stillborn threshold in the Registration of Births and Deaths Act.....

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On fertility screening

Parliamentary Questions filed by Mr Louis Ng on 22 November 2023 Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang asked the Minister for Manpower for each year in the past five years, how many instances of feedback or requests specifically received via the FWMOMCare mobile application have been about (i) illegal employment; (ii) criminal kickbacks; (iii) false declarations of salary; (iv) employment agency’s failure to refund agency fees; and (v) illegal deployment respectively. Response Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang asked the Minister for Health whether the Government can (i) provide subsidies for fertility screening and (ii) introduce a new specific category of fertility screening for the use of MediSave.....

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