On rental housing

Parliamentary Questions filed by Ms Carrie Tan on 7 and 8 November 2022   Ms Carrie Tan: To ask the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment pertaining to the perennial challenge encountered in many neighbourhoods to stop high-rise bird-feeding, what methods has the Ministry looked into to punish or deter recalcitrant offenders to put a stop to such actions effectively.  Response Ms Carrie Tan: To ask the Minister for National Development (a) how many HDB Public Rental Scheme households have had a rent increase from 2020 to 2021;....

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On increase in vehicular traffic

Parliamentary Questions filed by Mr Derrick Goh on 7 November 2022  Mr Derrick Goh: To ask the Minister for Transport in view of the high number of new residents moving into the new Yishun Spring BTO estate (a) whether there are plans to increase the capacity of existing roads that use the Yishun Dam to deal with an increase in traffic flow during peak hours; (b) if so, what are the plans and schedule for implementation;....

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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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