REQUEST FOR PEDESTRIAN OVERHEAD BRIDGE ALONG UPPER SERANGOON ROAD

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Transport whether LTA will consider giving priority to the inclusion of the pedestrian overhead bridge located along Upper Serangoon Road next to Blocks 362 and 363 Hougang Avenue 5 into its lift installation programme given the larger concentration of seniors living in the vicinity. The Senior Parliamentary SecretaryContinue reading “REQUEST FOR PEDESTRIAN OVERHEAD BRIDGE ALONG UPPER SERANGOON ROAD”

INCLUSION OF VOSORITIDE IN DRUG LIST UNDER MEDICATION ASSISTANCE FUND

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Health whether the Ministry will consider working with the manufacturers of the drug Vosoritide (i) for the registration of the drug or (ii) to allow the drug to be listed under the Medication Assistance Fund to enable children who are suffering from achondroplasia to have more affordableContinue reading “INCLUSION OF VOSORITIDE IN DRUG LIST UNDER MEDICATION ASSISTANCE FUND”

IMPACT ON SINGAPORE DUE TO EU BAN ON RUSSIAN OIL PRODUCT EXPORTS

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) how does the latest EU ban on Russian oil export products from 5 February 2023 affect the import, trading, storage, blending and handling of Russian oil products in Singapore including Singapore-based terminals and facilities as well as at its Outside Port Limits (OPL) waters;Continue reading “IMPACT ON SINGAPORE DUE TO EU BAN ON RUSSIAN OIL PRODUCT EXPORTS”

FREQUENCY OF AND ITEMS CHECKED IN PUB’S FIRE HYDRANT INSPECTIONS

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment (a) what does PUB check for during fire hydrant inspections; (b) what is the frequency of such inspections; (c) whether PUB can consider increasing the frequency of such inspections; and (d) what are the differences in the respective checks carried out by SCDFContinue reading “FREQUENCY OF AND ITEMS CHECKED IN PUB’S FIRE HYDRANT INSPECTIONS”

QUALITY ASSURANCE CONTROL FOR AVIATION COMPANIES IN MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND OVERHAUL SECTOR AND FEEDBACK FOR NON-COMPLIANCE

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Transport (a) whether all companies in the maintenance, repair and overhaul sector of our aviation industry are required to appoint a quality assurance manager; and (b) whether and how a member of the public can provide feedback to the authorities of any non-compliance on the part ofContinue reading “QUALITY ASSURANCE CONTROL FOR AVIATION COMPANIES IN MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND OVERHAUL SECTOR AND FEEDBACK FOR NON-COMPLIANCE”

CHECKS ON SINGAPORE COMPANIES TO PROHIBIT TRANSFER TO MYANMAR OF ITEMS WITH POTENTIAL MILITARY APPLICATION

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs regarding allegations in the report of the Special Advisory Council for Myanmar dated 16 January 2023 claiming that Singapore functions as a “strategic transit point for potentially significant volumes of items” including raw materials that contribute towards military production by the Myanmar military, whether the GovernmentContinue reading “CHECKS ON SINGAPORE COMPANIES TO PROHIBIT TRANSFER TO MYANMAR OF ITEMS WITH POTENTIAL MILITARY APPLICATION”

IMPACT OF INCREASE IN VISITORS FROM CHINA ON SINGAPORE’S RENTAL AND PROPERTY PRICES

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for National Development what is the current and foreseeable impact caused by the likely increase in the number of visitors from China to Singapore on Singapore’s rental and property prices. The Second Minister for National Development (Ms Indranee Rajah): Mr Speaker, non-residents from China currently do not account forContinue reading “IMPACT OF INCREASE IN VISITORS FROM CHINA ON SINGAPORE’S RENTAL AND PROPERTY PRICES”

NAMING OF KEPPEL OFFSHORE & MARINE STAFF GIVEN STERN WARNING OVER PROBE INTO PETROLEO BRASILEIRO BRIBERY CASE

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Prime Minister whether it is in the public interest to disclose the names of the six former management staff of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (KOM) who are given stern warnings for their roles in the giving of S$73 million bribes to officials from the Brazilian state-owned corporation PetroleoContinue reading “NAMING OF KEPPEL OFFSHORE & MARINE STAFF GIVEN STERN WARNING OVER PROBE INTO PETROLEO BRASILEIRO BRIBERY CASE”

TAKE-UP RATE OF COVID-19 VACCINATION FOR CHILDREN BELOW AGE FIVE AND NUMBER OF REPORTED ADVERSE REACTIONS

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Health (a) what is the take-up rate of COVID-19 vaccination for Singaporean children below the age of five; (b) what is the number of reported adverse reactions amongst this group of children who have undergone vaccination; and (c) whether the Ministry will include the vaccination status ofContinue reading “TAKE-UP RATE OF COVID-19 VACCINATION FOR CHILDREN BELOW AGE FIVE AND NUMBER OF REPORTED ADVERSE REACTIONS”

CAPACITY OF MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND OVERHAUL SECTOR IN SINGAPORE’S AVIATION INDUSTRY GIVEN RESUMPTION OF FLIGHTS

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) whether he can provide an update on how the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) sector of our aviation industry is currently coping with the present demands for their services arising from the increase in the past year of commercial flights in Changi Airport; andContinue reading “CAPACITY OF MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND OVERHAUL SECTOR IN SINGAPORE’S AVIATION INDUSTRY GIVEN RESUMPTION OF FLIGHTS”