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 condensation and mould disamenities in HDB flat due to overuse of air-conditioning

Parliamentary Questions by Ms Carrie Tan on 9 and 10 January 2024 Ms Carrie Tan: To ask the Minister for National Development (a) in each year in the past five years, how many dispute cases arising from overuse of air-conditioning in HDB flats causing condensation and mould disamenities to neighbours does HDB receive; (b) beyond referring the disputing parties to the Community Mediation Centre, whether HDB is looking to enhance regulations to prevent or enforce against indiscriminate use of air-conditioning in HDB flats that causes disamenity to others;....

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On closure of SingPost’s only branch in Nee Soon

Parliamentary Questions filed by Mr Derrick Goh on 9 and 10 January 2024 Mr Derrick Goh: To ask the Minister for Communications and Information regarding the closure of SingPost’s only branch in Nee Soon (a) how does the Infocomm Media Development Authority assess the appropriateness of a SingPost branch closure; (b) what is the Government’s expectation of the postal physical footprint of SingPost branches across Singapore; and (c) how can SingPost better balance business viability with the basic needs of residents who still require access to physical postal services.....

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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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