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Parliament: Workers' Party supports the new liquor laws, but calls for more flexibility

The Workers' Party supported the Liquor Control (Supply and Consumption) Bill, said its chairman Sylvia Lim (Aljunied GRC), but she called for more flexibility as well.

A new generation rewrites history, doubts Singapore's vulnerability

That Singaporeans remember some events of the past better than others is linked to a new generation wanting to rewrite history to better understand the times they live in.

Parliament: National Stadium pitch costs will not be passed to tenants and consumers, says Lawrence Wong

The cost of implementing and maintaining the proposed new natural grass turf in the National Stadium will not trickle down to the Singapore Sports Hub's tenants and end customers, Minister for Culture,...

Parliament: There will be no commercial columbarium in Fernvale, says Khaw Boon Wan

There will be no commercial columbarium at the proposed temple site at Sengkang, National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan said in Parliament on Thursday.

Singapore could have become 'one country, two systems' within Malaysia, not sovereign country

Fifty years ago today, our future was uncertain. We didn't know it then, but on Jan 26, 1965, the Singapore Cabinet debated a paper that Mr Lee Kuan Yew had written on possible constitutional re-...

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Jan 30, 2015 05:13 PM

Parliament: Workers' Party supports the new liquor laws, but calls for more flexibility

The Workers' Party supported the Liquor Control (Supply and Consumption) Bill, said its chairman Sylvia Lim (Aljunied GRC), but she called for more flexibility as well.

Jan 30, 2015 05:11 PM

Parliament: Businesses need Govt's help to tackle challenges of liquor control bill

Businesses here need the Government's help to tackle challenges that may surface with the new liquor control bill, said Nominated Member of Parliament Thomas Chua, president of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Parliament on Friday.

Jan 30, 2015 05:09 PM

Parliament: Little India needs stricter alcohol curbs, says Denise Phua

Ms Denise Phua (Moulmein-Kallang GRC), who looks after a part of Little India, made an impassioned speech on the need to have stricter alcohol rules in her area.

Jan 30, 2015 05:07 PM

Parliament: Public drinking a problem in Teban Gardens, says Foo Mee Har

Restrictions to alcohol consumption should be targeted and calibrated because some parts of Singapore are more affected by this problem than others, Ms Foo Mee Har (West Coast GRC) said on Friday.

Jan 30, 2015 05:04 PM

Parliament: Liquor laws make it tough for foreign workers to find places to drink

Mr Hri Kumar Nair (Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC), who chairs the Government Parliamentary Committee for Home Affairs and Law, said on Friday that he supported the proposed liquor laws, which he admitted were met with strong responses - both for and against.

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Victor Mills: More Singaporeans feel that they are owed a living

From “overfussiness” and complacency to an inability to accept criticism, many things about Singaporeans’ attitudes to work irk Mr Victor Mills. The Northern Ireland-born Singapore citizen, 55, who took over as chief executive of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) last June,...

Masagos Zulkifli: Radicals don’t represent a country’s Muslims

When the first terror arrests were made here in 2001, Senior Minister of State for Home Affairs and Foreign Affairs Masagos Zulkifli was head of Muslim welfare group Perdaus. He saw close-up how Singapore came to terms with the terror threat by working closely with the Muslim community. As...

 

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