Thursday, 22 Dec 2016
Education Minister (Higher Education and Skills) Ong Ye Kung shares his thoughts with Wong Sher Maine about engaging the ground
Ong Ye Kung
Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) & Second Minister for Defence; MP for Sembawang GRC
Family: Homemaker wife and two daughters aged 14 and 16
Hobby: Star Wars, football, rock music, nature
As a newly-minted politician, Mr Ong Ye Kung says one of the hardest things he has had to learn in the past year is how to communicate effectively to his residents and through the media.
Education, transport and politics may be relatively new to Ng Chee Meng, but the Minister for Education (Schools) tells Wong Sher Maine that he has been taking it in his stride
Ng Chee Meng
Minister for Education (Schools) & Second Minister for Transport; MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC
Family: Wife Michelle...
PAP Community Foundation combines its 30th anniversary celebration with its Family Day, ensuring a good time for everyone
In celebration of its 30th anniversary this year, the PAP Community Foundation (PCF) hosted about 10,000 PCF children and their families at its annual PCF Family Day 2016 on Sept 11. Held at the Singapore Zoo, the children were thrilled at meeting the animals.
Much of the action was centred at the zoo's amphitheatre....
Novel ideas were explored to fulfil women’s aspirations at the 4th PAP Women’s Wing Conference 2016.
Singapore will stand in good stead if all workers could constantly ask themselves the question – when will I be obsolete?
Gambas, Limbang and Punggol West may be new party branches but they have hit the ground running to serve residents. Petir finds out how the teams managed to get going so quickly.
Undeterred by the haze, YP members took part in Young NTUC’s SG50 Amazing Race and in the process, discovered how affordable public transport is in Singapore.
After stepping back from politics just before GE2015, former MPs Irene Ng, Penny Low and Ellen Lee are now devoting themselves to matters they had to sideline during their political careers.
They are a picture of contrasts but their motivation is the same: to help residents of Jalan Besar Division.
Petir speaks to three core members of Tampines East meet-the-people session (MPS) team who are dedicated to helping fellow residents gain access to social services.