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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Singapore-Malaysia, smoking offences and smoke-free zone

Parliamentary Questions from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah, 14-15 Jan 2019 1. To ask the Minister for Foreign Affairs as Singapore and Malaysia shares a common sea boundary which gives rise to various issues cropping up from time-to-time (a) whether there is a hotline between Singapore and Malaysian leaders for quick direct communication between the two countries; and (b) what is the current channel for top political leaders to contact each other to diffuse any escalation of conflicts.....

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Consider adding designated smoking points to more places

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE TOBACCO {CONTROL OF ADVERTISEMENTS AND SALE} (AMENDMENT) BILL IN PARLIAMENT Mr Speaker Sir, I would like to begin by complimenting the government’s intensive efforts in discouraging tobacco use in recent years. From expanding no-smoking zones to regulating displays of tobacco sales to increasing the minimum legal age of buying cigarettes and more. The government has shown its commitment to the tobacco-free movement.....

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Green NDP, household income of students and secondhand smoke

Parliamentary Questions from Louis Ng, 19-20 Nov 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Defence (a) what measures are being taken to reduce single-use plastics in National Day Parade (NDP) 2019; and (b) whether the Ministry will consider providing only reusable items with minimal packaging in the NDP 2019 fun pack. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for National Development whether the Ministry will consider waiving the requirement for ex-spousal consent on who can list the children as occupiers in a HDB flat application if the ex-spouse has already purchased a private property or a HDB flat following the divorce.....

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