18 Nov '11, 9pm

Bedok Reservoir deaths, "indecent" Abercrombie & Fitch ad: issues that weigh on MPs' minds

SINGAPORE - When Parliament reconvenes on Monday, Non-Constituency Member of Parliament Lina Chiam will have the spate of deaths at Bedok Reservoir on her mind. Mrs Chiam has tabled a question on whether national water agency PUB will put in place additional measures at the reservoir to prevent people from taking their lives. Since June, six bodies have been recovered from Bedok Reservoir. The latest incident happened on Nov 5, when the body of a Chinese man was found floating in the reservoir. PUB earlier said it has stepped up patrols there and plans to erect signs at the site listing information on helplines. Mrs Chiam will also ask if the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources will set up a committee to look into the impact on the water quality, as well as the psychological effects of the recent incidents. Another incident which was recently in the news will a...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC111119-0000034/MP...

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