COMPANIES IMPLEMENTING WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH-ENHANCING TECHNOLOGIES

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Manpower (a) what is the number of companies that have sought to implement Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) enhancing technologies; (b) what proportion of these companies have received state financial assistance or support; (c) of those receiving such support, what percentage of the total cost for implementation of the WSHContinue reading “COMPANIES IMPLEMENTING WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH-ENHANCING TECHNOLOGIES”

NUMBER OF FITNESS ACTIVITIES FOR REGISTRATION BY EACH RESIDENTS NETWORK CLUSTER

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Health (a) whether there has been a reduction in the number of fitness activities each Residents Network cluster can register; and (b) if so, what is the Ministry’s rationale for doing so, given its efforts to promote exercise among targeted demographic groups. Mr Ong Ye Kung: The Health Promotion Board hasContinue reading “NUMBER OF FITNESS ACTIVITIES FOR REGISTRATION BY EACH RESIDENTS NETWORK CLUSTER”

MEAN, MEDIAN AND RANGE OF TOTAL ANNUAL REMUNERATION OF MX 9 (SUPERSCALE) GRADE IN CIVIL SERVICE FOR PAST FIVE YEARS

Mr Leon Perera asked the Prime Minister for each of the past five years (a) what is the mean, median and range of total annual remuneration of the MX 9 (Superscale) grade in the Civil Service; and (b) of the total annual remuneration paid to MX9 officers, what is the average breakdown between the base salary andContinue reading “MEAN, MEDIAN AND RANGE OF TOTAL ANNUAL REMUNERATION OF MX 9 (SUPERSCALE) GRADE IN CIVIL SERVICE FOR PAST FIVE YEARS”

CRITERIA FOR DEVELOPMENT WORKS TO REQUIRE HERITAGE IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND WHETHER BUKIT BROWN CEMETERY WILL QUALIFY

Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for National Development (a) what are the criteria for development works to require a heritage impact assessment (HIA); (b) whether the Bukit Brown Cemetery will qualify under the criteria; (c) whether one of the criteria will include a reasonable number of not-for-profit organisations or members of the public deeming the siteContinue reading “CRITERIA FOR DEVELOPMENT WORKS TO REQUIRE HERITAGE IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND WHETHER BUKIT BROWN CEMETERY WILL QUALIFY”

AVERAGE PASSENGER LOAD ON TRUNK AND FEEDER BUS SERVICES DURING PEAK HOURS

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Transport (a) whether the Ministry has data on the average passenger load on trunk and feeder bus services during peak hours (i) from 1 January to 28 March 2022 (ii) from 29 March to 25 April 2022 and (iii) from 26 April to date; (b) if so, whatContinue reading “AVERAGE PASSENGER LOAD ON TRUNK AND FEEDER BUS SERVICES DURING PEAK HOURS”

PLANS TO INVOLVE CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONERS IN BASIC HEALTHCARE SYSTEM UNDER HEALTHIER SG INITIATIVE

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Health whether the Ministry has plans to involve traditional Chinese medicine practitioners in the basic healthcare system under the Healthier SG initiative, particularly for the management of chronic diseases for the elderly. Mr Ong Ye Kung: Healthier SG is a complex and multi-year national programme. In the initial phaseContinue reading “PLANS TO INVOLVE CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONERS IN BASIC HEALTHCARE SYSTEM UNDER HEALTHIER SG INITIATIVE”

PLANS TO OFFER VOLUNTARY EARLY REDEVELOPMENT SCHEME TO RESIDENTS BEFORE YEAR 2039

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for National Development (a) whether the Government has plans to offer Voluntary Early Redevelopment Scheme (VERS) to any precincts before the year 2039; and (b) what is the voting threshold that needs to be achieved for a precinct to be selected for VERS. Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the MinisterContinue reading “PLANS TO OFFER VOLUNTARY EARLY REDEVELOPMENT SCHEME TO RESIDENTS BEFORE YEAR 2039”

DATA ON TOTAL NUMBER OF BUSES OPERATED OR MAINTAINED BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPERATORS AND STORED AT BUS DEPOTS

Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song asked the Minister for Transport (a) whether the Ministry has data on the total number of buses operated or maintained by public transport operators; (b) of these, how many are currently stored at bus depots; (c) what is the average age of these buses that are stored at bus depots; and (d)Continue reading “DATA ON TOTAL NUMBER OF BUSES OPERATED OR MAINTAINED BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPERATORS AND STORED AT BUS DEPOTS”

IMPACT OF MALAYSIA’S RENEWABLE ENERGY EXPORTS BAN ON SINGAPORE’S ENERGY SECURITY STRATEGIES

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) whether Malaysia’s ban on renewable energy exports will prevent Singapore from importing renewable energy from other countries in the region like Thailand and Laos through existing powerlines in Malaysia; and (b) whether Singapore is in talks with Malaysia to consider joint renewable energy projectsContinue reading “IMPACT OF MALAYSIA’S RENEWABLE ENERGY EXPORTS BAN ON SINGAPORE’S ENERGY SECURITY STRATEGIES”

APPEAL TO DELAY INTRODUCTION OF SEA SPACE LEASES TO GIVE SMALLER FISH FARMS TIME TO REVIEW BUSINESS MODELS

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment whether the Ministry will consider pausing the introduction of sea space leases for next year to give smaller fish farms time to review their business models.   Ms Grace Fu Hai Yien: To grow our aquaculture industry, we encourage farms to adopt sustainable, high productivity farmContinue reading “APPEAL TO DELAY INTRODUCTION OF SEA SPACE LEASES TO GIVE SMALLER FISH FARMS TIME TO REVIEW BUSINESS MODELS”