INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR NATIONAL ATHLETES

Ms Sylvia Lim asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth in respect of current insurance coverage for national athletes in sports such as hockey, water polo and football (a) what is the baseline scope of coverage; (b) whether there are limits to the amounts covered per claim; and (c) what is the duration of the coverage.Continue reading “INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR NATIONAL ATHLETES”

PROCESSES TO ENSURE PROTECTION OF WIDELY-RECOGNISED HERITAGE SITES

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (a) whether there are any processes in place to ensure the protection of widely-recognised heritage sites, such as Haw Par Villa, which do not fall under the purview of NHB and existing laws that protect heritage sites and national monuments; (b) if not, whether the MinistryContinue reading “PROCESSES TO ENSURE PROTECTION OF WIDELY-RECOGNISED HERITAGE SITES”

QUALIFYING CRITERIA FOR MERCHANTS’ ENROLLMENT IN CDC VOUCHERS SCHEME

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (a) what are the qualifying criteria for merchants to be enrolled under the Community Development Council Vouchers scheme; (b) whether an update can be provided on the number of merchants enrolled in the scheme; and (c) how many applications by merchants to be added inContinue reading “QUALIFYING CRITERIA FOR MERCHANTS’ ENROLLMENT IN CDC VOUCHERS SCHEME”

USE OF GRASSROOTS ORGANISATION SCHEME IN OBTAINING BTO FLATS AND EXECUTIVE CONDOMINIUMS

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (a) what is the number of People’s Association grassroots leaders who benefited from the MND Grassroots Organisation Scheme when obtaining their (i) HDB BTO flats and (ii) Executive Condominiums (EC) in each of the last five years; and (b) what is the total number of HDBContinue reading “USE OF GRASSROOTS ORGANISATION SCHEME IN OBTAINING BTO FLATS AND EXECUTIVE CONDOMINIUMS”

RELEASE OF RACE-BASED AND/OR COMMUNITY-BASED DATA TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT

Mr Pritam Singh asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (a) whether the Government will release race-based and/or community-based data that are shared in closed-door settings with community leaders and groups, to Members of Parliament on a confidential basis if need be; and (b) if not, why. Mr Edwin Tong Chun Fai: Our public agencies make availableContinue reading “RELEASE OF RACE-BASED AND/OR COMMUNITY-BASED DATA TO MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT”

SPORTS FACILITIES AT PROPOSED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CUM SPORTS CENTRE SITE AT FARRER PARK

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (a) what sports facilities will be provided at the proposed housing development cum sports centre site at Farrer Park; (b) whether the total area available for sports facilities in Farrer Park will be reduced from the current area as a result of this redevelopment;Continue reading “SPORTS FACILITIES AT PROPOSED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CUM SPORTS CENTRE SITE AT FARRER PARK”

INCIDENTS REPORTED UNDER SAFE SPORT UNIFIED CODE

Ms He Ting Ru asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth since the launch of the Safe Sport Unified Code in November 2021 (a) how many incidents of misconduct under the Code have been received under the Safe Sport Programme; (b) how many of these incidents have been referred for formal resolution; and (c) what isContinue reading “INCIDENTS REPORTED UNDER SAFE SPORT UNIFIED CODE”

DECISION FOR GOVERNMENT TO TAKE OVER OWNERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT OF SINGAPORE SPORTS HUB

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth how will SportSG use the takeover of the Singapore Sports Hub as an opportunity to develop sports excellence at the junior level, notwithstanding the comparatively low commercial value of junior sports, to grow a broader pipeline of future high-performance athletes and sports champions. MsContinue reading “DECISION FOR GOVERNMENT TO TAKE OVER OWNERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT OF SINGAPORE SPORTS HUB”

UPDATE ON UTILISATION OF CDC VOUCHERS AND HEARTLAND MERCHANTS ONBOARD CDC VOUCHERS SCHEME

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (a) to date, what is the proportion of (i) heartland merchants that have onboarded the CDC Vouchers Scheme out of all eligible merchants and (ii) CDC Vouchers utilised out of the total given; and (b) whether the Government will consider adapting the CDC e-voucher system toContinue reading “UPDATE ON UTILISATION OF CDC VOUCHERS AND HEARTLAND MERCHANTS ONBOARD CDC VOUCHERS SCHEME”

COS 2022: Singapore Football

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap: Sir, in December last year, our Singapore Lions men’s football team put up a brave fight, in the semi-final of the AFF Suzuki Cup. Although they were down to eight men, they put up a proud fight until the final whistle and could hold their heads up high despite the defeat. The team’sContinue reading “COS 2022: Singapore Football”