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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.

Racial Harmony Day at Nee Soon East

Advisor for Nee Soon East Patrick Tay attended a Racial Harmony Day celebration with the children, families and staff of PCF Nee Soon East. They had plenty of fun playing traditional games and also participated in a scavenger hunt.....

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1-day Tangkak Durian Tour with Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah

Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah went on a 1-day Tangkak Durian Tour with her residents from Nee Soon South.....

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SG50 Fun Pack Distribution with Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah

Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah met and chatted with her residents on the first day of the SG50 Fun Pack distribution for Nee Soon South.....

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In Pursuit of Happiness

We caught up with Nee Soon Town Council’s Chairman, Assoc. Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim over a healthy meal of brown chicken rice. He is after all, Chairman for Singapore’s Healthy Living Master Plan. Here are excerpts from our chat: Nee Soon Link (NSL): Good afternoon Prof, you are the Town Council Chairman, MP for Nee Soon GRC, Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of Health and Transport. You also lead a taskforce on the Healthy Living Master Plan.....

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From rubber plantation to Parliament

By Er. Dr. Lee Bee WahBy Er. Dr. Lee Bee Wah “Education is our passport for the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X I grew up in a village in Malacca, the oldest daughter of two rubber-tappers. When I was in Primary Five, my 4th brother was born. I should have been happy, but my parents wanted me to quit school and go to work. For people of their generation, it was no use educating a girl as she would be married off anyway.....

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It’s not the Inequality; it’s the Immobility

Income inequality and economic immobility are often lumped together, but they shouldn’t be. Consider the two concepts positively: Income equality is about bridging the gap between the rich and the poor, while economic mobility is about elevating the poor as rapidly as possible. Finding ways to increase economic mobility should be our greater concern. For instance, while we have talked incessantly about the disproportionate gains of the top 1 percent, the wage slowdown in the United States in recent decades is a bigger problem for most people.....

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Organic Food Stores

Looking for your organic food fix? Here’s a list of organic food stores in Nee Soon, and some others around Singapore that can deliver right to your doorstep. What is organic food? Organic food is food harvested through organic farming. Although organic farming standards differ from country to country, basic compliance means not using synthetic pesticides and chemical fertilizers, and not processing the food with synthetic food additives or colouring. With more and more people opting for healthier food choices,....

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Remembering Mr. Lee Kuan Yew

Nee Soon Says Our Last Goodbyes Steady streams of residents from Nee Soon GRC descended on the community tribute site in front of Yishun MRT in the last week of March. They came bearing white roses and chrysanthemums, and a heavy heart as they waited patiently in line to pen their last goodbyes to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, founding Prime Minister of Singapore. On 25 March, MPs for Nee Soon GRC announced a memorial event organised for the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew on 27 March via their individual Facebook pages.....

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Lee Kuan Yew Memorial Site at Nee Soon

Thousands of residents turned up at the memorial site in Nee Soon to pay their last respects to the late Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. A bagpiper from Northland Secondary School played an unforgettable rendition of Auld Lang Syne and the advisors delivered solemn eulogies. The moving memorial ended on a meaningful candle lighting vigil where everyone was invited to come forward to light up the tea light candles. The candles were placed on a specially constructed map of Singapore surrounding a beautiful painting of Mr Lee.....

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