Supporting harsher punishment for reckless driving

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE ROAD TRAFFIC (AMENDMENT) BILL IN PARLIAMENT ON 8 JULY Mr Speaker Sir, Road traffic casualties often have severe implications on victims and their families. If the victim is injured, it means that he has to take time off work, which could result in loss of income or employment. In more serious cases when the victim sustains a disability,....

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Giving Back: By Nee Soon, For Nee Soon

In the spirit of giving back to the community, FutsalArena @ Yishun Ltd, a social enterprise which runs the Nee Soon Sports Centre, gave back its surplus of around $250,000 to needy residents within Nee Soon GRC on 28 April. Beneficiaries from 1,160 needy families spread across Nee Soon GRC’s five constituencies received $200 worth of NTUC FairPrice vouchers each. This will go some way in helping them cope with their daily expenses. The beneficiaries were also hosted to lunch and a series of entertaining performances during the event.....

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Why Is Towards Zero Waste Important

Speech by MP Lee Bee Wah during Ministry of Environment and Water Resources’ Committee of Supply Debate 2019 Er Dr Lee Bee Wah: Why Is Towards Zero Waste Important Let’s do more on Zero Waste and help stop Climate Change In recent years, the concept of zero waste has been growing in popularity all over the world. In land-scarce Singapore, zero waste is even more critical. Semakau Island is currently our only landfill. The man-made island was supposed to meet our needs until 2045,....

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On work permit screening process, Comcare and Cat-related Nuisance

Parliamentary Questions on 18 Feb 2019 Dr Lee Bee Wah: 1) To ask the Minister for Manpower: (a) what is the employment screening process for foreigners applying for a work permit; and (b) in the past three years, how many applicants have been rejected because of their unsatisfactory records. Response Louis Ng: 1) To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development in each of the past five years: (a) how many ComCare Short to-Medium Term Assistance recipients are first-time applicants;....

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