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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.

Louis Ng: We Cannot Run Nation as Business

Parliamentary Speech by Mr Louis Ng on 28th Jan 2016 Video of full speech 1. Madam Speaker, I support the Motion of thanks to the President. I would like to especially reflect on the third and fifth key aims which is to foster a more caring society and engage and partner with Singaporeans in nation building. Introduction 2. As the last new member of this house to speak, let me first start by saying that I’m and I’m sure that we all are humbled and honoured to be given this opportunity to serve this house,....

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Dr Lee Bee Wah: Government must do better

Parliamentary Speech by Er Dr Lee Bee Wah on 28th Jan 2016 Video of full speech 1. Madam Speaker, it is indeed a privilege to listen to the President’s address in the House. I thank him for his encouraging and illuminating words which will certainly continue to echo in this House throughout the sessions of this Parliament. President Tan said in his address that “good policies and good politics go together”. We are known around the world for having an effective and honest government that comes up with good policies,....

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Henry Kwek: Thriving in New Economy

Parliamentary Speech by Mr Henry Kwek on 26th Jan 2016 Video of full speech Introduction Madam Speaker, I stand in support of the motion. President Tan said that it is important for us to upgrade our economy to sustain growth. I cannot agree more. Inclusive growth is important. Of late, it is fashionable to focus more on the inclusive part of it, rather than the growth. In fact, just now in the House, there was talk about social justice.....

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Food trail in Kebun Baru

Article from the Nee Soon Link, a publication of Nee Soon Town Council Two decades ago, food outlets moved in and established themselves along Upper Thomson Road. Foodies, tempted by lingering aroma, flocked to this stretch of the road to enjoy a quick bite of satisfying food. Among the ‘pioneers’ who chose this idyllic place is Mr Teh Chor Joo. In 1986, he opened Ban Leong Wah Hoe Seafood Restaurant. Some of his signature dishes include prawn paste chicken wings,....

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Hitting the Ground Running

Article from the Nee Soon Link, a publication of Nee Soon Town Council. If you live in Nee Soon East or Kebun Baru, you’ve probably heard or seen your new MP. They seem young and energetic, but what are they really like? What plans do they have for your neighbourhood? Nee Soon Link caught up with new MPs Louis Ng Kok Kwang and Kwek Hian Chuan Henry about their first few months in office. What have you been busy with since getting elected?....

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Security threats facing Singapore

OPENING ADDRESS BY MR K SHANMUGAM, MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS AND MINISTER FOR LAW, AT THE 2ND SRP DISTINGUISHED LECTURE AND SYMPOSIUM 2016, 19 JANUARY 2016 Mr Eddie Teo, Amb Ong Keng Yong, Mr Alami Musa, Religious leaders, Prof Julius Lipner, Ladies and Gentlemen. Good afternoon. INTRODUCTION Thank you for giving me the privilege of speaking here. This Symposium is both timely and relevant. It will look at how religion can increase the common space in society.....

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Louis Ng Walks the Talk

Watch all Louis’ work experience videos here by Suresh Nair Louis Ng Kok Kwang believes in walking the talk. Simply put, this newly-minted Member of Parliament (MP) for Nee Soon GRC wants a real feel of the ground. He dares to be different from other parliamentarians and soon after the General Elections, he announced that, every month from November 2015, he would temporarily step away from his MP post for a variety of work stints. Driver,....

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12,000 residents welcome new year together

12,000 residents welcomed the new year in style at the Nee Soon South countdown opposite Khatib MRT. They enjoyed performances by Tosh Zhang, Wang Weiliang and Joshua Tan of “Ah Boyz To Men” fame, and other artistes including Rebecca Lim, Lim Qi Yu, Sufie Rasid and Poobalan. Nee Soon GRC MPs Minister K Shanmugam, Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah and Henry Kwek joined in the fun, taking selfies with residents and adding their wishes for the new year to the expressions wall on site.....

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A Smoother Journey Home

In our GE manifesto, we promised to improve connectivity all over Nee Soon, so that you can get home faster and spend more time with your loved ones. After being elected, your MPs have continued to seek your feedback and work with the authorities to bring you the transport improvements you need most. Nee Soon residents will benefit from these recent transport improvements (click on photos to enlarge): 1. 6 routes with extra buses Services 138,....

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