Speech by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Online Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill (Bill No. 28/2022) Introduction This Bill empowers the Government to order restrictions on online access to harmful content and to require social media networks to comply with requirements on handling harmful content. I thank the government for holding a public consultation and multiple engagement sessions in preparing for this Bill. After all, the Government cannot by itself ensure online safety for Singaporeans.....

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Louis Ng on Carbon Pricing (Amendment) Bill

Speech by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Carbon Pricing (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 27/2022) Introduction Sir, last year, this House affirmed that climate change is a global emergency. This year, through another motion by the GPC for Sustainability and the Environment, this House called on the Government to partner businesses and Singaporeans to make Singapore a low-carbon society. Since then, the Government has responded clearly and positively. There was DPM Lawrence Wong’s announcement last month that Singapore will aim to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.....

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On animal cruelty and abuse

Parliamentary questions raised by Mr Louis Ng on 7, 8 and 9 November 2022 Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang: To ask the Minister for National Development with respect to the seizure of rhinoceros horns at Changi Airport on 4 October 2022, whether NParks will work with the Commercial Affairs Department and the Monetary Authority of Singapore to investigate specifically (i) the financial trails linked to the illegally-traded rhinoceros horns and (ii) any links between wildlife trafficking syndicates and individuals in Singapore.....

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Louis Ng on Income Tax (Amendment) Bill

Speech by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 23/2022) Introduction  This Bill proposes to implement the changes to the tax system announced in Budget 2022. On the whole, these changes will make our tax system fairer and more efficient, and support Singapore’s growth across a whole slew of sectors.  I have clarifications on two areas.  Disclosure of information  My first point is on information sharing by IRAS.....

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