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Questions on library books saga, SIA flight paths at Monday's Parliament sitting

Published on Aug 1, 2014 5:02 PM
 
The National Library Board's (NLB) content regulation processes and Singapore Airline's (SIA) flight routes are two issues that will dominate the House when Parliament sits on Monday, August 4, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: LIM SIN THAI

SINGAPORE - The National Library Board's (NLB) content regulation processes and Singapore Airline's (SIA) flight routes are two issues that will dominate the House when Parliament sits on Monday.

The two hot topics have hogged headlines in recent weeks, and have drawn at least 14 questions from Members of Parliament according to the Order Paper released on Friday.

On the NLB, MPs want to know how the library board decides what books to buy and when they should be removed, following the recent controversy over three children's titles that were withdrawn because they deal with homosexual themes.

Two of the books - And Tango Makes Three and The White Swan Express - were eventually returned to the shelves, but in the adult section.

 
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