Monday, 19 Nov 2012
The People's Action Party's Paya Lebar Branch has announced a plan to provide subsidised tuition for upper primary and upper secondary pupils living in Paya Lebar from the first quarter of 2013 onwards.
This complements existing schemes at the branch's premises, which include assisting the unemployed with jobs placements, legal counselling, family counselling and food distribution amongst needy families.
The branch's next food distribution to needy residents will be conducted on 4 Nov, 2012 at its premises. Branch activists will deliver food packets to the doorsteps of those with mobility problems.
PAP Paya Lebar branch will introduce new programmes to help needy residents
To mark Deepavali, a food distribution will be held to benefit 300 needy families
The PAP Paya Lebar Branch will be unveiling more plans to help needy residents in the coming months.
Inaugural awards to recognise 250 young and junior party activists for their dedication.
Dr Teo Ho Pin's performance elicits cheers and applause from parents.
"As long as the projects are sound, good, practicable, and most importantly in the best interest for residents, I will be there to try my best to support."
The Hougang by-election is a timely reminder to the PAP that there is much more that needed to be done.
Desmond Choo, Hougang grassroots adviser, is a die-hard fan of Premier League team Everton for the simple reason that they 'never say die'.
The following is an excerpt from an article in the July/August 2011 issue of Petir magazine:
The 2011 General Election saw many firsts. One, announced 18 months ago, was the introduction of Cooling-off Day, a day when there can be no canvassing for votes in any form by candidates or their parties, to give voters time to reflect on issues raised. Perhaps the most major development was the opening up of new media space for campaigning...
The People's Action Party held over 20 political rallies in the run-up to the General Election 2011.
The PAP was returned to power with 60.14 per cent of the eligible votes.
Here are some of the highlights from the various rallies, which took place between April 28 and May 5.