11 Feb '11, 9am

[CNA] MPs to ask questions on army death, property cooling

SINGAPORE: Members of Parliament have tabled 23 questions for oral answer on Monday's sitting of the House. Topping the list - the recent death of a full time national serviceman involving an army vehicle. The Defence Minister has been asked what additional measures have been put in place to prevent such accidents from happening again. The latest round of property cooling measures will also come up for discussion. National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan's been asked if the government analysed buyer data to ascertain whether foreigners or Singaporeans were responsible for the speculative buying. The building of the North-South Expressway has been of much concern for residents in the affected areas and the Transport Minister's been asked about the considerations taken to minimise the impact of noise levels on residents when the NSE is in operation. Two questions have been ...

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