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Check out the latest sights and sounds in and around the Nee Soon community.

Latest

Check out the latest sights and sounds in and around the Nee Soon community.

Experiencing Singapore- From Israel

by Kenneth Yeo Kenneth Yeo in Israel. I am currently on an overseas exchange programme in Israel, particularly because of my interest in defence, security, and unconventional threats, which Israel is quite well-known for its research on. Israel draws close parallels to Singapore – a small nation state, without natural resources, and made up of immigrants. The relationship between both countries extends over 50 years ago, when Singapore gained independence and needed support to establish its’ military.....

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Henry Kwek announced motion on elderly issues

Henry Kwek with Secretary-General Lee Hsien Loong, PAP.SG Chairperson Halimah Yacob and former MPs. Nee Soon GRC MP Kwek Hian Chuan Henry will introduce a Parliamentary motion on issues related to the elderly. This was revealed at a PAP.SG (PAP Seniors Group) event on the 1st of July. At the event, Party Secretary-General and PM Lee Hsien Loong singled out first-term MPs like Henry Kwek who are advocating the interests of the elderly. Organising Chairman of the event,....

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New 3D Mural in Nee Soon South

Nee Soon South now has its very own 3D mural art! The mural commemorates Lee Teck Public School, a kampung school that once stood in Chye Kay village in the Sembawang area. Many residents were resettled from the village into Yishun in 1977. There is a bicycle mounted in front of the mural, so you can take photos that look like you’re part of the mural. Ex-principal of Leee Teck Mdm Ho Chin Geok graced the occasion,....

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Cafés Under $10 in Yishun and Upper Thomson

Hate cafés where the food isn’t as good as the décor? Where the prices are way too high for the portion sizes? Then head to these cafés and bistros in Yishun and Upper Thomson! You’ll find all you expect of hip town cafés, like specialty coffee, spam fries and live music, all at under $10 for a snack and coffee.   Quench! Bistro & Bar   Image credits: Quench! Facebook Located within ORTO, Quench! is an open concept bar that boasts both indoor and alfresco seating,....

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What’s the dispute about?

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SPECIAL SITTING ON 38 OXLEY ROAD HOUSE IN PARLIAMENT ON 3 JULY 2017 Madam Speaker, First of all, I wish to thank the Prime Minister for his courageous and open approach to this matter by calling for the House to debate the issues raised. I note that the dispute has been covered in the international press, including the unproven allegations about PM and our system.....

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8 quotes from DPM Teo Chee Hean’s speech

1. Singapore and Singaporeans can justifiably be proud of the hard-earned reputation and long track record of integrity of our Public Service. We are recognised for our record of integrity by Transparency International and by the World Economic Forum and IMD in their rankings on Global Competitiveness for the transparency and efficiency of our public institutions. This is a key pillar of Government that Mr Lee Kuan Yew and our pioneer leaders have built.   2.....

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8 Revelations from PM’s Statement

1. LKY was prepared to consider alternatives to demolition. • PM revealed that before LKY died, he had agreed to a proposal to renovate the inside of the house. This was a proposal put forth by PM and Ho Ching. It was to demolish the private living spaces to preserve the privacy of the family as Mdm Kwa Geok Choo had wished, and keep the basement dining room which was of historical significance. According to LKY’s wishes,....

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Singapore Comes First

Speech by Kwek Hian Chuan Henry on the debate on 38 Oxley Road Madam Speaker, Singaporeans have seen many twists and turns in the past few weeks. We see new Facebook posts and statements every other day. Many Singaporeans are unsure of what to make of this debate. We want to know what is at the heart of this dis-agreement. Because some things do not add up. Three examples. One. Mr Lee Hsien Yang shared that Ms Lee Wei Ling will probably stay in the house for many more decades.....

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Questions about Ministerial Committees

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC in response to the Ministerial Statement made by Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security on 3 July 2017   Introduction Madam, I thank the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister for their statements and I’m heartened by their effort and time they have spent clarifying the issues, addressing concerns and erasing doubts people might have. Madam allow me to seek further clarifications which I have gathered from my residents,....

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