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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.

Kew Ong Yah festival: Receiving the gods

The Festival of the Nine Emperor Gods (Kew Ong Yah) is one of the most important celebrations observed at Taoist temples throughout Southeast Asia. It begins with a symbolic ritual to invite the nine deities into the temple. Over the next few days, worshippers stream into the temple to pray to the Emperor Gods for wealth and longevity, until these nine deities depart on the ninth day of the ninth month. For the past 27 years,....

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EVERYONE CAN OWN A HOME

In 2015, the government raised income ceilings so more Singaporeans can buy HDB flats. The elderly can now buy 2-room flats with shorter leases, to free up their cash for retirement needs. The government will give more in grants, and to more people—more than two-thirds of Singaporeans are now eligible for housing grants, up from more than half before. 1. New Proximity Housing Grant (PHG) – All Singapore citizen families who buy a resale flat with or near their parents or married child will receive $20,000 –....

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Must-try Food along Sembawang Road

(text from The Nee Soon Link Issue 8, a publication of Nee Soon Town Council) Our residents shared with us the food that they love around Sembawang Road. 1. Chong Pang Nasi Lemak Our first stop took us beside Khatib Camp along Sembawang Road and the aroma of nasi lemak wafting through the air greeted us. Residents, along with some army boys who have just booked out have started queuing at the Chong Pang Nasi Lemak Shop.....

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Pet stores in Nee Soon (Updated for 2017)

You don’t have to go far to pamper your pooch or kitty! Here are some pet stores in Yishun and Kebun Baru. If you’re looking for stores specialising in cats, fish or other pets, click here. Some of these stores also sell pets, but before you buy any pets, please consider adopting instead.   YISHUN 1. Happy Pets Grooming Salon Product: Pet grooming and pet transport, as well as pet food and accessories. Run by a certified professional groomer and pet parent herself,....

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New City Direct Service for Yishun

On 28th September 2015, Yishunites got a new direct bus service to the city. Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah was at bus-stops as early as 7.30am, giving out flyers on the route of City Direct Service (CDS) 663. CDS 663 plies Yishun Avenue 6, Yishun Street 31, Yishun Ring Road, Yishun Avenue 11, Yishun Central and Yishun Avenue 2, before heading straight to the city on the SLE and CTE. It connects residents directly to Dhoby Ghaut and Shenton Way in the morning and from Anson Road and Robinson Road in the evening.....

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PAP Nee Soon team elected

The PAP candidates for Nee Soon GRC were elected to Parliament in the polls on 11th September. They won 66.83% of the popular vote, or 82,287 votes. They are: Minister K Shanmugam, who has been representing Chong Pang constituency for 27 years, A/Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, who continues to serve Nee Soon Central, Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah, who enters her third term as Member of Parliament (MP) for Nee Soon South, Kwek Hian Chuan Henry,....

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On the campaign trail: PAP Nee Soon GRC Rally @ Yishun Stadium, 8 September

Emotions ran high as the crowd swelled around the stage at Yishun Stadium as our five candidates took their turns to address their residents and supporters. The candidates spoke about what they have planned for the future of Nee Soon GRC as well as what they have accomplished so far. Here are some soundbites from each of their speeches: 1. Minister K Shanmugam “Candidates must be honest and say, there are the costs, these are the trade offs.....

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Join us at our rally!

8 September, 7.30pm at Yishun Stadium Choose Good, Honest people, who are Always On Your Side....

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On the campaign trail: Day 7

We’re a few days shy of Cooling Day and our candidates are using all their time to continue getting to know their residents, to understand them better, and to fight for their needs.....

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