More Public Housing for Single Parents

Statement by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the presentation of the Petition for More Inclusive Provision of Public Housing for Single Parents. Sir, I present to Parliament a Petition under Standing Order No 18. The Clerk has endorsed this Petition as being in accordance with the rules of Standing Order No 18(5). This Petition is presented on behalf of Quek Chee Kian, Lee Man Qi, Renemarlina Bte Osman, Jesvinder Ms Kaur,....

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Plans for properties transferred from HDB to JTC

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Jurong Town Corporation (Amendment) Bill [Bill No. 28/2017]   Introduction Sir, I am encouraged by this Bill which will help SMEs. These amendments were first announced in last year and I understand that the discussion on consolidation has been going on between HDB and JTC for a few years now. JTC has done well over the past few decades to serve the needs of our business community.....

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Questions on registering foreign engineers

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Professional Engineers (Amendment) Bill [Bill No. 30/2017]   Introduction Sir, I stand in support of this Bill, which will enhance the role of the Professional Engineers Board (PEB) and strengthen the engineering profession. Much has been reported about the manpower crunch in the engineering sector due to the decreased attractiveness of the profession to young people. The expanded role of the PEB will help to further advance industry development and broaden its appeal as a profession to address the skills gap that currently exists.....

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Threshold to appoint Official Manager too high?

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Amendment) Bill [Bill No. 29/2017]   Introduction Sir, I stand in support of this Bill. Better governance and transparency is welcomed in light of the numerous cases brought to the Strata Titles Board and media on disputes involving Subsidiary Proprietors and MCSTs. The Bill enhances the self-regulating nature of the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act,....

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