Green NDP, household income of students and secondhand smoke

Parliamentary Questions from Louis Ng, 19-20 Nov 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Defence (a) what measures are being taken to reduce single-use plastics in National Day Parade (NDP) 2019; and (b) whether the Ministry will consider providing only reusable items with minimal packaging in the NDP 2019 fun pack. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for National Development whether the Ministry will consider waiving the requirement for ex-spousal consent on who can list the children as occupiers in a HDB flat application if the ex-spouse has already purchased a private property or a HDB flat following the divorce.....

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Show the world we act against dirty money

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Developers (Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing) Bill [Bill no. 45/2018] Introduction Sir, I stand in support of this Bill. Real estate is a popular outlet for illicit funds. Money launderers and terrorism financiers often invest in real estate for the same reasons other people do: the prices are stable; the values generally appreciate over time; and you can live in it or rent it out.....

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Consider mandating central fire alarm systems in HDB

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Civil Defence and Other Matters Bill [Bill no. 44/2018] Introduction Sir, the intention of this Bill is to expand the legal powers of SCDF officers to respond to a wider range of incidents, especially during non-fire emergencies. This can only be a positive move and I stand in support of it. However, I seek a few clarifications regarding the Bill.....

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Access to Justice for Most Vulnerable

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Legal Aid and Advice (Amendment) Bill [Bill no. 42/2018]   Introduction Sir, I stand in support of the Bill. Many MPs, myself included, have asked for the Director of Legal Aid to be given broader discretion to extend legal aid to those who do not qualify under the means test. I am heartened to see that the Ministry has taken on board our suggestions in allowing the Director general discretion to grant aid if it is just and proper to do so.....

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