New Yishun Polyclinic complements Nee Soon GRC’s healthcare eco-system

The redeveloped Yishun Polyclinic in Yishun Avenue 9 was officially launched last Saturday by Nee Soon GRC’s Member of Parliament, Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam. Other guests include Senior Minister of State for Law and Health Edwin Tong, as well as Nee Soon MP A/P Faishal Ibrahim, who is also Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Social and Family Development & Ministry of Education, with fellow MP Louis Ng. With a floor space of 8,700 sq m,....

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Halloween in Nee Soon GRC

It’s Halloween today but celebrations were already in full swing among Nee Soon GRC residents for the past week! From Zumbie (Zumba Zombie) Nite to Halloween Block Parties, everyone had a scarily good time. With more Halloween themed events to come this weekend, here’s hoping for more spooktacular fun, happy trick-or-treating! (photos taken from Facebook)        ....

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Efficient adjudication of payment disputes in construction

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment (Amendment) Bill [Bill no. 38/2018]   Introduction  Sir, I stand in support of this Bill, which refines the framework for efficient and low-cost adjudication of payment disputes in the construction industry. I would first like to commend BCA on the public consultation that it conducted in June 2018 on the proposed amendments.....

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Fair treatment for private-hire car drivers

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Second Reading of the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill [Bill no. 37/2018]   Introduction   Sir, I stand in support of this Bill and would like to thank Minister for the proposed amendments, which will allow private-hire drivers to claim tax deductions for car-related expenses.   This is an issue I, along with several other members of this house have raised previously and I’m glad that we are leveling the playing field and ensuring that it is fair.....

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