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

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

Forgive taxes from deceased?

PQs from Louis Ng on 3rd and 4th July 1. To ask the Minister for Finance (a) for each year in the past three years, how much unpaid income tax from deceased persons is owed to IRAS; (b) how much of such unpaid income tax does it recover; and (c) whether the Ministry will consider writing off such unpaid taxes below a certain amount. Answer 2. To ask the Minister for Health for each year in the past three years what is the Assisted Reproductive Technology success rate for public and private centres respectively for couples (i) under 30 years old (ii) between 30 years old and 35 years old (iii) between 36 years old and 40 years old and (iv) above 40 years old.....

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Linkways from condos to bus stops

PQs from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 3rd and 4th July 2017 1. To ask the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources (a) whether the Government will reconsider its decision not to provide a replacement site for the Sungei Road Hawking Zone (SRHZ); and (b) whether an update can be provided on the help given to the vendors and whether any additional help will be given to vendors after the closure of the SRHZ.....

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Strengthening NPCC and NCDCC

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Home Team Corps Bill [Bill No. 26/2017] Introduction Madam, I commend the great work by NPCC and NCDCC in fostering a sense of national identity and civic-consciousness in our students from a young age. I have met many young residents who have benefited from these programmes, both in self-development – developing skills such as leadership – and in building empathy to serve the community.....

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Bail-ins, not bail-outs

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (Amendment) Bill [Bill No. 25/2017] Introduction Madam, I trust it is common ground among us that financial institutions, or FIs, have to be responsible for themselves and towards their stakeholders and in the larger scheme of things, our society. Performing bailouts of FIs will not be a viable move for any responsible government. In this regard,....

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STATEMENT BY PRIME MINISTER LEE HSIEN LOONG ON 38 OXLEY ROAD

STATEMENT BY PRIME MINISTER LEE HSIEN LOONG ON 38 OXLEY ROAD 1. Over the last week, Singaporeans have been disturbed and confused by news of the private dispute between my siblings and me. I deeply regret that this dispute has affected Singapore’s reputation and Singaporeans’ confidence in the Government. 2. As your Prime Minister, I apologise to you for this. And as the eldest of the siblings, it grieves me to think of the anguish that this would have caused our parents if they were still alive.....

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Polaroids, Coasters and Cookies for Nee Soon Fathers

Over the Father’s Day weekend, many of our young activists and MPs went out to wish residents a Happy Father’s Day. Nee Soon Central took Polaroids of families having their Father’s Day dinner, and gave them to the families with small pouches. The photos will surely become treasured mementos for the more than 200 residents they met! Chong Pang and Nee Soon East gave out coasters and namecard holders respectively, while Nee Soon South gave out handmade cookies.....

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Must-try Halal and Muslim-Owned Eateries in Yishun

From rainbow burgers to Murtaburgers, and even Hokkien Mee and French food, here are some of the most popular Halal and Muslim-owned eateries in and around Yishun. Note: Not all the eateries here are on MUIS’ list of Halal establishments. Please check www.halal.sg for the most updated list.   1. Coba Coba  Coba Coba is definitely the place for delicious, affordable food in a comfortable setting. The most unique dish there is a Nasi Ambeng which is big enough for 3 or more people.....

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Non-Muslim Residents Distribute Ramadan Porridge

Nee Soon GRC has a long tradition of multi-cultural celebrations. This Ramadan, the volunteers giving out Ramadan porridge in Nee Soon Central included five non-Muslims. One of the volunteers Lewis Yong told Berita Harian: “By donating a little time and energy to help distribute the porridge, I can understand what the Muslim community does during the month of Ramadan and also get to know them better.” He even tried to fast himself, but couldn’t keep it up!....

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Breaking Fast Together

Nee Soon GRC MPs joined Muslim Singaporeans in breaking fast on 28th May 2017. Around 3000 Muslim Singaporeans, including many Nee Soon residents, gathered at the hard court at Blk 165 Yishun Ring Rd. They were welcomed by a speech from Assoc. Prof. Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, MP for Nee Soon Central, and chatted with other Nee Soon GRC MPs Minister K Shanmugam, Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah, Louis Ng and Kwek Hian Chuan Henry. Residents from other races and religions also joined them.....

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