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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.

Value-for-money stores in Northpoint City

The swanky new Northpoint City, which is the largest mall in the North, now houses over 500 retail outlets. With so many outlets to shop from, you’ll definitely be spoilt for choice. We have prepared a simple guide to some not-to-be-missed good buys that you can find there. Of course, there are many cheap and good stores in our neighbourhood centres too. If you know any stores we can feature, drop us a note.   1.Valudollar (B1-177/178 South Wing) ValuDollar is a shop that sells fast moving consumer goods and necessities at the lowest prices possible in Singapore.....

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Dr Lee Bee Wah: Residents are like extended family

In a wide-ranging interview with the Straits Times’ Lunch with Sumiko column, Nee Soon GRC MP Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah revealed previously unknown facets of her personal and constituency life. In the article, Sumiko Tan described Dr Lee as friendly, and so frank that “what you see is what you get”.   1. Her pre-marriage agreement included “I won’t wear make-up” Before she got married, Dr Lee made certain things clear to her husband-to-be. She will have to continue supporting her family in Malaysia and sending money home.....

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Louis Ng: Speaking Up for Residents

In the first half of this term of Parliament, Nee Soon GRC MP Louis Ng has been one of the most outspoken new MPs. He shared that his speeches were based on the feedback and concerns from residents. “As an MP, I shouldn’t just talk about what I’m passionate about. It’s ultimately what people are passionate about.” For example, at one of his monthly dialogue sessions, an auto-immune disease support group told him about their experiences and that moved him to file a recommendation on their behalf in this year’s Budget.....

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A/P Faishal: Women’s Wages Grew at Similar Rate to Men

Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim reiterated Singapore’s commitment to women’s advancement at the Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality. He highlighted that Singapore’s women have made great strides in education levels, employment rates and wage equality. In fact, women’s full-time median wage has grown by 5.3% per annum from 2006 to 2016, at a similar rate to that of men. Senior Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Social and Family Development and Nee Soon GRC MP Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim represented Singapore at the forum,....

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Trust and Inequality

SPEECH BY MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS & MINISTER FOR LAW MR K SHANMUGAM, AT THE LAUNCH OF THE RED CROSS JUNIOR CLUB & PROJECT C.A.R.E., ON 20 APR 2018, AT OUR TAMPINES HUB   I’m pleased to be at this event, to launch Red Cross Junior Club and Project C.A.R.E.   This Red Cross Junior, is an expansion of the Red Cross movement, looking at children aged 5 to 6. Really, get our young children to have that humanitarian spirit.....

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Halal Food at Northpoint City

Northpoint City, the largest mall in the Northern part of Singapore, has recently opened its new South Wing and of course, more dining options! Located right next to Yishun MRT station with an underground linkway connecting the two, Northpoint City is very convenient for all who stay in Yishun and anyone who comes to Yishun. We pick up some of the Muslim-friendly food establishments at Northpoint City for you and your family to dine at.  ....

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Legal Profession (Amendment) Bill

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Legal Profession (Amendment) Bill [Bill No. 16/2018]   Introduction Sir, I stand in support of this Bill. Lawyers I’ve spoke to welcome in particular three changes that have been proposed. The first relates to the appointment of law experts in cases before the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), a move, no doubt, put in place to improve the quality of arguments raised in the SICC on foreign law issues.....

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Films change our lives

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Films (Amendment) Bill Read the response speech here. Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Films (Amendment) Bill [Bill No. 10/2018] Introduction  Sir, my parents and my sister played the most important role in developing my values and instilling in me a sense of compassion, honesty and integrity.....

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Don’t let terrorists gain upper hand

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Public Order and Safety (Special Powers) Bill [Bill No. 11/2018] Read the response speech here.   Sir, like other members of this house, I am in favour of providing the Police with enhanced powers to maintain public order and safety. We have to look to incidents around the world, to learn about the evolving methods that terrorists use to inflict maximum damage and terror.....

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