COS 2021: Better Support for SC and SPR Applications

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap (Aljunied): Sir, I have a number of elderly and also non-English speaking residents who approached me for assistance to do online application for Singapore Citizenship or Singapore Permanent Residence for their foreign spouse. When asked for a reason why they are not able to do so, among the responsesContinue reading “COS 2021: Better Support for SC and SPR Applications”

COS 2021: Islamic Religious Council of Singapore

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap (Aljunied): Sir, in Malay. (In Malay): [Please refer to Vernacular Speech.] Sir, the Malay/Muslim community in Singapore, just like the rest of the country, is aware and concerned towards current issues that we face. It is the nature of Malays to help each other, as the Malay proverb goes – “shoulder anyContinue reading “COS 2021: Islamic Religious Council of Singapore”

COS 2021: Sheltered Pedestrian Crossings

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap (Aljunied): Sir, I have observed there are schools in the HDB estate where they are covered pathway that extended from the school gate to the nearby bus-stop. In locations where the nearest bus-stop is located opposite the school, which requires road crossing, the shelter is extended across the pedestrian crossing.Continue reading “COS 2021: Sheltered Pedestrian Crossings”

COS 2021: HDB Blocks Facade Repair

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap (Aljunied): Sir, during a recent Parliament session, I proposed to the Ministry to roll out a national programme of facade repair for ageing HDB blocks in view of recent spates of external wall seepage. The Ministry replied that there are currently no plans to roll out such a programme asContinue reading “COS 2021: HDB Blocks Facade Repair”

COS 2021: Hardship Scheme for Hawker Centre Stalls

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap (Aljunied): Madam, I would like to suggest to make our hawker culture industry more inclusive, compassionate by re-introducing the Hardship Scheme for hawker centre stalls. This scheme was started in mid-1970s and was meant for those aged 40 and above whose family income fell under stipulated threshold and whoContinue reading “COS 2021: Hardship Scheme for Hawker Centre Stalls”

COS 2021: Instalment Payment for Traffic Fines

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap: At last year’s Committee of Supply debate, my colleague, Mr Pritam Singh had proposed to consider the option of offering an automatic instalment plan for minor traffic offences, especially for those low-income who may not have the ability to pay up their fines in the single payment. In response, theContinue reading “COS 2021: Instalment Payment for Traffic Fines”