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Little India riot tops Parliament's agenda

17 MPs file 36 questions about Dec 8 event; queries on DNC Registry will also be raised

Lee U-Wen
Published Fri, Jan 17, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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DEPUTY Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister Teo Chee Hean will deliver a ministerial statement on last month's Little India riot when Parliament sits for the first time this year on Monday.

Acting Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin will also give a ministerial statement on the management of foreign workers, with Members of Parliament keen to hear from the government following the Dec 8 riot that involved hundreds from the migrant worker community.

A total of 17 MPs have filed 36 questions relating to the riot on issues such as the curbing of alcohol sales in places frequented by foreign workers, security management at worker dormitories and how the government de…

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