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Singapore restricts public drinking after Little India riots

Singapore restricts public drinking after Little India riots

January 30, 2015

SINGAPORE, Jan 30 — Singapore today passed a law to restrict the sale and consumption of alcohol in public areas after the city’s first riot in more than four decades. The law prevents people from drinking in public places between 10.30pm and 7am, as well as the sale of alcohol in retail shops during that period, Second Minister for Home Affairs S. Iswaran said in Parliament today. “There were widespread calls and compelling needs on the ground for the Ministry of Home Affairs to... Read more

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