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Singapore Parliament

Several Bills were introduced on Monday (Apr 13), including the Unmanned Aircraft (Public Safety and Security) Bill and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (Amendment) Bill. PM Lee Hsien Loong also addressed the issue of his father's home at Oxley Road.

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Much effort is needed to nurture constructive politics: MP Low Thia Khiang

Singapore Parliament

Much effort is needed to nurture constructive politics in mature democracies, said Aljunied GRC MP Low Thia Khiang. He said constructive politics does not happen "by the order of the government", nor does it happen through a national conversation or public consultation. Mr Low added that if people continue to support a political party that uses "high-handed" tactics against its political opponents, a "bullying" political culture is being endorsed. He also cautioned against building a self-serving political culture.  

26 May 2014