December 7, 2023


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Singapore: Suchen Christine Lim lashes out at NLB at Asia Pacific Writers’ Conference

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The National Library Board (NLB) should have held discussion before destroying books, says Suchen Christine Lim at the 7th annual gathering of AP Writers and Translators in Singapore: CNA

SuchenLocal writer Suchen Christine Lim on Thursday (July 17) spoke out against the National Library Board’s (NLB) recent decision to withdraw and pulp three children’s titles deemed as not pro-family.

No public institution should destroy books, especially on family, without discussion, she said, adding that she was “dismayed, disappointed and angry beyond words”.

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