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MP Louis Ng questions in Parliament the poaching of wild boars in Singapore
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Member of Parliament (MP) of Nee Soon GRC, Louis Ng Kok Kwang, is concerned about wild boars poaching that happens in the country. Mr Louis Ng has asked the Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong last week in the 46th session of the Read More

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Parliamentary questions for 8 May 2017
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 11 am on Monday, 8 May 2017, for the 46th session of the 13th Parliament. 57 oral questions and 39 written questions have been scheduled to be asked. Six bills to be read the second time and Read More

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Workers’ Party MPs to ask about the closure of four JCs in parliament next week
By Yasmeen Posted on by Yasmeen 0

Next week in parliament, Workers’ Party (WP) Member of Parliaments (MPs) will be asking Speaker of Parliament, Mdm Halimah Yacob about the closure of four Junior Colleges (JCs) – Serangoon JC, Jurong JC, Tampines JC and Innova JC. The JCs will be merged Read More

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Shanmugam: Govt is evaluating laws for sexual offences and abuse of minors and foreign domestic workers
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam told Parliament on 3 April that the Government is reviewing the relevant laws applicable to sexual offences to better protect minors and foreign domestic workers from mistreatment. The minister was responding to a question delivered by Read More

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Parliamentary questions for 3 April 2017
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 12 noon on Monday, 3 April 2017, for the 44th session of the 13th Parliament. 64  oral questions and 23 written questions have been scheduled to be asked. 6 bills will be introduced in this Parliament session. Read More

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Baey Yam Keng: NHB to publish first edition of the Heritage Plan in early 2018
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Parliamentary Secretary for Culture, Community and Youth Baey Yam Keng spoke during Committee of Supply Debate on Thursday (9 March) that National Heritage Board (NHB) plans to publish the first edition of the Heritage Plan in early 2018, with an update every 5 years. Read More

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Yaccob Ibrahim: Govt looking to amend broadcasting Act to address “risk of misinformation”
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Communication and Information (MCI) Yaacob Ibrahim has announced during the Committee of Supply Debate on Monday (6 March) that the Government is currently looking to amend Broadcasting Act (BA) to address misinformation. The Minister said that he had previously spoken about Read More

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Legal age for smoking and buying tobacco products in Singapore to be raised
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor spoke during the debate in Parliament on the ministry’s budget on Thursday (9 March) that the legal age for smoking and buying tobacco products in Singapore will be raised from 18 to 21 in the Read More

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Masagos Zulkifli: PUB to phase out less water efficient fittings as part of new initiatives to enhance water efficiency
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli has announced at his ministry’s Committee of Supply debate in Parliament on Wednesday (8 March) that PUB will phase out less water efficient fittings as part of new initiatives to enhance water efficiency and encourage Read More

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Masagos Zulkifli: Vehicular Emissions Scheme to replace Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme from 1 Jan 2018
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli has announced on Wednesday (8 March) at Committee of Supply Debate for his Ministry that National Environment Agency (NEA) will introduce the Vehicular Emissions Scheme (VES) to replace the Carbon Emissions-Based Vehicle Scheme (CEVS) for all Read More

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