MALAY HOUSEHOLDS OWNING HDB FLATS, RELINQUISHING OWNERSHIP AND APPLYING FOR AND LIVING IN 1- AND 2-ROOM RENTAL FLATS IN 2021 AND 2022

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for National Development (a) between January 2022 and June 2022, how many Malay households have moved from 1- and 2-room HDB public rental flats and successfully become homeowners of HDB flats; (b) between June 2021 and June 2022, how many Malay households have relinquished their HDB flat ownershipContinue reading “MALAY HOUSEHOLDS OWNING HDB FLATS, RELINQUISHING OWNERSHIP AND APPLYING FOR AND LIVING IN 1- AND 2-ROOM RENTAL FLATS IN 2021 AND 2022”

LOCAL RESEARCHERS AND EXPERTS EMPLOYED BY NUS INFANT AND CHILD LANGUAGE CENTRE TO CONDUCT R&D PROGRAMMES FOR MALAY AND TAMIL LANGUAGES

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for Education (a) how many local researchers and experts are employed or hired by NUS Infant and Child Language Centre to conduct research and development programmes for Malay and Tamil languages; (b) whether the Centre will recruit locals as part of the plan to expand and enhance itsContinue reading “LOCAL RESEARCHERS AND EXPERTS EMPLOYED BY NUS INFANT AND CHILD LANGUAGE CENTRE TO CONDUCT R&D PROGRAMMES FOR MALAY AND TAMIL LANGUAGES”

NUMBER OF MALAY HOUSEHOLDS ATTAINING HOME OWNERSHIP UNDER PROJECT DIAN@M3 SINCE ITS INCEPTION

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for National Development (a) since the inception of Project Dian@M³ on 17 June 2021, how many Malay households have managed to attain home ownership under this scheme; and (b) whether a breakdown can be provided on the number of these Malay households according to the zones of GeylangContinue reading “NUMBER OF MALAY HOUSEHOLDS ATTAINING HOME OWNERSHIP UNDER PROJECT DIAN@M3 SINCE ITS INCEPTION”

UPDATE ON MUIS’ INVESTIGATION INTO AUSTRALIAN ABATTOIR’S PRODUCTS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH HALAL CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for Social and Family Development and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs whether the Ministry can provide more details on MUIS’ investigation processes and findings on Thomas Foods International Lobethal, which resulted in the cessation of the use and import of meat products from them. Mr Masagos Zulkifli B MContinue reading “UPDATE ON MUIS’ INVESTIGATION INTO AUSTRALIAN ABATTOIR’S PRODUCTS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH HALAL CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS”

OUTCOME OF MUIS-DIRECTED REVIEW OF FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN MADRASAH IRSYAD ZUHRI AL-ISLAMIAH AND IRSYAD TRUST LIMITED

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for Social and Family Development and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs (a) what is the outcome of the MUIS-directed review of the financial transactions between Madrasah Irsyad Zuhri Al-Islamiah and Irsyad Trust Limited; and (b) what follow-up actions have been taken as a result of the review. Mr MasagosContinue reading “OUTCOME OF MUIS-DIRECTED REVIEW OF FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN MADRASAH IRSYAD ZUHRI AL-ISLAMIAH AND IRSYAD TRUST LIMITED”

INVESTIGATION INTO INDIVIDUAL WHO ALLEGEDLY PROMULGATED DEVIANT TEACHINGS

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for Home Affairs whether he can provide an update on the status of the investigation into an individual allegedly promulgating deviant teachings which MUIS had previously filed a Police report on. Mr K Shanmugam: On 9 November 2020, the Straits Times reported the case of an individual who allegedlyContinue reading “INVESTIGATION INTO INDIVIDUAL WHO ALLEGEDLY PROMULGATED DEVIANT TEACHINGS”

MAIN CAUSES OF FIRES IN HDB FLATS RESULTING IN FATALITIES OVER LAST FIVE YEARS AND PLANS FOR SPECIFIC FIRE-SAFETY CAMPAIGN FOR FLAT DWELLERS

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for Home Affairs (a) over the last five years, what have been the main causes of fires in HDB flats that resulted in fatalities; and (b) whether SCDF has plans to launch a specific fire-safety campaign for HDB flat dwellers. Mr K Shanmugam: The Member’s question on fires inContinue reading “MAIN CAUSES OF FIRES IN HDB FLATS RESULTING IN FATALITIES OVER LAST FIVE YEARS AND PLANS FOR SPECIFIC FIRE-SAFETY CAMPAIGN FOR FLAT DWELLERS”

IMPACT OF NEW PSLE SCORING SYSTEM ON MADRASAHS’ PRIMARY SCHOOL ADMISSION BENCHMARK

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for Education in light of the revised PSLE scoring system in 2021 which uses scoring bands (Achievement Levels), what is the required benchmark that madrasahs have to attain for each cohort in order to be allowed to continue taking in primary one pupils. Mr Chan Chun Sing: The basisContinue reading “IMPACT OF NEW PSLE SCORING SYSTEM ON MADRASAHS’ PRIMARY SCHOOL ADMISSION BENCHMARK”

NUMBER OF FEEDBACK RECEIVED ON NOISE COMING FROM 24-HOUR GYMNASIUM LOCATED AT VOID DECKS OF HDB BLOCKS AND ACTIONS TAKEN

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for National Development (a) for 2020 and the first half of 2021, what is the number of feedback received by HDB on noise coming from gymnasiums located at void decks of HDB residential blocks and operating on a 24-hour basis; (b) whether HDB did conduct a survey orContinue reading “NUMBER OF FEEDBACK RECEIVED ON NOISE COMING FROM 24-HOUR GYMNASIUM LOCATED AT VOID DECKS OF HDB BLOCKS AND ACTIONS TAKEN”

PLANS TO REDEVELOP FORMER BEDOK TOWN SECONDARY SCHOOL AND MIN XIN PRIMARY SCHOOL SITES LOCATED ALONG BEDOK NORTH STREET 3

Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap asked the Minister for National Development whether there are redevelopment plans for the former Bedok Town Secondary School and Min Xin Primary School sites located along Bedok North Street 3. Mr Desmond Lee: The former Min Xin Primary School and former Bedok Town Secondary School sites at Bedok North Street 3 areContinue reading “PLANS TO REDEVELOP FORMER BEDOK TOWN SECONDARY SCHOOL AND MIN XIN PRIMARY SCHOOL SITES LOCATED ALONG BEDOK NORTH STREET 3”