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Official Speeches, Press Releases, Media Coverage, Replies to Forum Letters, Parliamentary Replies, Media Replies and Clarifications issued by MSF. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications Division.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Edward Chia Bing Hui on whether the Ministry is considering reviewing the household income and per capita income criteria for ComCare assistance in view of rising inflation against a backdrop of slower economic growth.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong on whether the Ministry tracks the number of the COVID-19 Recovery Grant recipients who successfully obtained a new job after the end of the disbursement of the grants.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Ms Mariam Jaafar regarding the number of ComCare applications where the applicant’s declaration of debt expenses as part of their basic living expenses are not approved.
Parliament has passed amendments to the Women's Charter (WC) to reflect the importance of family relationships. The amendments serve to enhance the marriage process and strengthen focus on care for the family and welfare of the children in divorce proceedings.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang on whether the Ministry has conducted a study on whether cooperative co-parenting is easier with sole care and control or shared care and control.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim regarding the plans to meet potential demand in new estates with many young families by increasing the density of student care facilities such as community‐ and school‐based student care.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Dr Shahira Abdullah regarding the average waiting time for Early Childhood Development Agency-Approved infant care places.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Chua Kheng Wee Louis regarding the number of infant care and childcare places that are available in Sengkang in past five years.
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has formed a Workgroup to review and further strengthen the Maintenance of Parents Act to better meet the needs of our elderly and community.