On more outdoor learning for preschoolers

Parliamentary Questions filed by Ms Carrie Tan on 9 and 10 January 2023. Ms Carrie Tan: To ask the Minister for Education whether the Ministry will consider transforming the design of both physical premises and curriculum of pre-schools and primary schools to increase the proportion of outdoor learning to indoor learning time in the critical development years for children.  Response Ms Carrie Tan:  To ask the Minister for Transport (a) how many heavy goods vehicles and light goods vehicles are registered under self-employed persons currently;....

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Louis Ng on Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution (Amendment) Bill

Speech by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 37/2022) Sir, I support this Bill as it will reduce the use of public resources for what is a private matter between creditors and debtors. I have three points of clarification on the Bill. First, how will the Ministry ensure the effective oversight and quality of private trustees? While the debts between individuals and their creditors are private matters,....

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Louis Ng on SkillsFuture Singapore Agency and Skills Development Levy (Amendment) Bill

Speech by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (Amendment) Bill and the Skills Development Levy (Amendment) Bill (Bills No. 38/2022 and 39/2022) Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang (Nee Soon): Sir, these two Bills will consolidate enforcement powers and offences under the SkillsFuture Singapore Agency Act, regulate abusive funding arrangements as well as offences relating to false or misleading advertising and empower the SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG) to direct refunds for cancelled courses. ....

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Louis Ng on Housing and Development (Amendment) Bill

Speech by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, at the Second Reading of the Housing and Development (Amendment) Bill (Bill No. 33/2022) Introduction Madam, this Bill will make it easier to carry out upgrading works on common areas in heartland shops. This will facilitate works to vitalise our heartlands. I have just three points for clarification on the Bill. Commercial property upgrading works  My first point is on how HDB will determine if upgrading works on common property fall within the purpose of commercial property upgrading works.....

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