Friday, 23 Dec 2016
A total of 373 party members who have made outstanding contributions to the party and nation were recognised at the 34th PAP Party Conference and Awards Ceremony held on Dec 4, 2016. Petir talks to some of them on their motivations.
Ang Kim Ling
Nee Soon South Branch, Nee Soon GRC
Dedicated Service Star*
Mr Ang Kim Ling, 77, (on the left in photo above) is among the five Dedicated Service Star* recipients who were recognised for their enthusiasm, diligence and perseverance in serving their branches for 50 years or more. He has been a familiar face in his Yishun constituency until he fell ill in early 2016. For more than a half century, Mr Ang had helped in community activities, no matter how humble or small, so long as they benefitted the people.
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