Fake News Hurts Real People

Er Dr Lee Bee Wah’s speech in Parliament about deliberate online falsehoods Video In 1969, Malaysia was rife with rumours of attacks between Malays and Chinese. This sparked off massive racial riots, which spread to Singapore. In Singapore, the riots lasted 7 days and led to at least 4 deaths and 80 people injured. People of my age or older will definitely remember those horrible, blood-soaked days. At that time, my family and I lived on a rubber plantation near to Malacca.....

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Elderly workers, family violence and SkillsFuture scams

Parliamentary Questions from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah from 8th to 10th Jan 2018 1. To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) how many crisis shelters are there currently; (b) what are their capacities for men and women respectively; and (c) whether the Ministry has plans to expand the number of shelters to accommodate homeless singles. Answer 2.To ask the Minister for Health in light of the new US guideline defining high blood pressure as 130/80 mmHg (a) what percentage of our population falls within this category;....

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Educate citizens about financial management

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SECOND READING OF THE MONEYLENDERS (AMENDMENT) BILL IN PARLIAMENT ON 08 JAN 2018   Mr Speaker, Sir   Moneylending is an issue that is close to many MPs’ hearts, as it is an issue that affects our constituents. We all know that going to borrow money is the only solution for some, albeit this is often a flawed one, because servicing the loan would sink the borrower deeper into the red.....

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Take Feedback on Errant Smokers Seriously

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, Promoting a smoke-free environment in Singapore is an enduring challenge that is close to my heart. From championing for designated smoking points, to rallying ambassadors to educate and spread awareness, it is my wish for residents to enjoy living in a clean and green environment.....

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