Help sex workers transit out of the industry

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Women’s Charter (Amendment) Bill 2019 (Bill No. 29/2019) Introduction Sir, let me start by saying that I stand in support of the Bill. I do not doubt that there is a need to curb vice activities perpetuated through online platforms and I agree that this is a serious concern that must be addressed. I also support MHA’s intent to deprive vice syndicates of operating space,....

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Allowing the Supreme Court to better manage its caseload

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 30/2019),Judges’ Remuneration (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 31/2019) and Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 32/2019), Introduction Sir, the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Amendment) Bill, the Judges’ Remuneration (Amendment) Bill, and the Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Bill (“SCJA Bill”) propose amendments to restructure the Supreme Court by introducing a new Appellate Division of the High Court.....

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Supporting firm action against those who knowingly let out their premises for vice activities

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE WOMEN’S CHARTER (AMENDMENT) BILL 2019 IN PARLIAMENT Mr Speaker Sir, We would have read of news reports about several prostitution syndicates rounded up by our Police. These syndicates were conducting their business on the internet, and some are even based overseas. Hence, the proposed regulations to bring harsher punishments to such syndicates are timely. I note that the Police have arrested people in a Telegram group that was sharing obscene videos and photos of women.....

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3-room BTO flats for singles, Student Care Centres in Nee Soon South

Parliamentary Questions from Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah on 4-5 November 1) To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources in light of some cities in the region conducting water rationing: (a) whether Singapore will suffer the same fate; (b) what is the outlook on water adequacy in Singapore; and (c) what advice does the Ministry have for businesses and residents in Singapore. Response 2) To ask the Minister for National Development (a) what is the current application rate for 2-room Flexi flats in general and by singles in particular;....

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