Inclusion of LBTQ Women in Upcoming Government White Paper and Steps to Ensure They Are Protected from Discrimination, Hate Speech and Incitement of Violence

Hazel Asks the Social and Family Development Minister

Ms Hazel Poa asked the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) whether the upcoming Government White Paper arising out of the Conversations on Singapore Women’s Development will include LBTQ women; and (b) if so, whether there will be any steps taken to ensure that such women are protected from discrimination, hate speech and incitement of violence […]

Reasons for Second Review of India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) Taking Eight Years to Complete

Hazel Asks the Trade and Industry Minister

Ms Hazel Poa asked the Minister for Trade and Industry (a) what are the reasons behind the second review of the India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) taking eight years to complete; (b) what are the main contentious issues in the second review of CECA; and (c) what are the issues under review in the current third […]

Total Contract Value and Number of Singaporeans Employed by China- and India-headquartered Companies and Subsidiaries in Finance, ICT and Professional Services Engaged by Government as Contractors

Hazel Asks the Finance Minister

Ms Hazel Poa asked the Minister for Finance (a) how many China- and India-headquartered companies and subsidiaries of such companies in the finance, ICT and professional services sectors are currently engaged by the Government as contractors; (b) what is the total value of these contracts; and (c) what is the number of Singaporeans employed by these companies.

Breakdown of Citizens, Permanent Residents, Employment Pass Holders and S Pass Holders in Finance, Infocomm, Professional Services and Other Sectors

Hazel Asks the Manpower Minister

Ms Hazel Poa asked the Minister for Manpower what is the current number of citizens, Permanent Residents, Employment Pass holders and S Pass holders in each of the (i) finance (ii) infocomm (iii) professional services and (iv) other sectors.

Quarantine Procedure for Arriving Foreign Domestic Workers and Circumstances for Their Early Release from Stay-Home Notices

Hazel Asks the Health Minister

Ms Hazel Poa asked the Minister for Health (a) what is the current quarantine procedure for foreign domestic workers (FDWs) arriving to work in Singapore; (b) under what circumstances can these FDWs be released early from their Stay-Home Notices (SHNs); and (c) to date, how many FDWs have been released early from their SHNs.