Health checks for 100 participants

Volunteers of PAP Chong Pang Branch at Blk 107, Yishun Ring Road were busy the early morning of 30 Apr 2017, as they began setting up health-check stations. Joined by staff of Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) and Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities (THKMC), it was a joint intiative to offer Chong Pang residents a fully-subsidised health screening. The event – Project Health – by PAP Chong Pang Branch, saw over 100 participants undergo basic health checks,....

Sharing the joy of CNY

Volunteers from the Nee Soon Central Young PAP (NSC YP) were out to share the joy of this Lunar New Year season. Festive decorations were distributed to Nee Soon residents and volunteers took the opportunity to get to know residents a little better. Many also shared information about the Meet-the-People Sessions (MPS) held regularly, for those who may need the occasional helping hand. The conversations were warm and filled with laughter as volunteers and residents joked about a variety of issues.....

First constituency fully covered by Designated Smoking Points

On Sunday (22 Jan), Nee Soon South launched 50 Designated Smoking Points (DSPs). With these DSPs, Nee Soon South will have roughly one DSP every 3 blocks of flats, and every block will have a DSP nearby.  Nee Soon South is the first constituency in Singapore to have all its HDB flats within reach of a DSP. Nee Soon South first piloted six DSPs in Zone D in 2014. They were a win-win solution. Non-smoking residents said the DSPs reduced the amount of second-hand smoke they have to endure,....

Minister and residents get haircuts together

Getting a haircut for Chinese New Year? Might be a simple errand for you, but some residents can’t afford it or can’t get to the salon without help. On 8 Jan 2017, some Chong Pang residents, including those from low-income households, had their hair cut for free. With the help of nine volunteer hairdressers, they emerged feeling more confident and ready to face the new year. Some of the younger kids got their ‘back to school’....