PAP introduces Desmond Choo, Cheng Li Hui as part of Tampines GRC team
Adviser to Tampines Town Council. Member of Parliament Meet-The-People Session at: Blk Tampines Street 82 # Singapore Tel: Home · Our Story; Our People. Meet-the-people Session. Pasir Ris West · Pasir Ris East · Sengkang Central · Punggol North · Punggol Coast · Punggol West. the People's Action Party's Bukit Panjang branch with its Meet-the-People sessions. She is also vice-chairman of a grassroots committee in Tampines East.
This is what you call really being on the ground to serve residents," he tells Insight.
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Parliament reopens in January, and the new Cabinet will set out the Government's path for the future then. But the ruling party doesn't wait that long to get back to work. Its well-oiled machinery of grassroots activists and MPs, so crucial to its success at the ballot box, have spent the last month tackling immediate issues they have encountered.
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It's hard work visiting one house at a time, rolling up your sleeves and getting the work done. But we do this because we believe this is an important way of reaching out to our residents and seeing how we can help improve their lives.
If this subsequently translates into votes, that's a bonus, but I think as MPs, we have a responsibility to serve them well.《前线追踪，大选之后》， Ch8 Frontline featuring Nicole Seah - 13May2011
This is how an election is won - by beginning the work of serving residents and preparing for the next polls the day after the previous one, say party members.
Insight catches up with three new MPs - lawyer-turned-parliamentary secretary Amrin Amin, civil servant-turned-junior minister Chee Hong Tat and deputy chief executive Cheng Li Hui - to find out how they are settling into their roles.
Its strategy of spending more time meeting residents to hear their feedback and needs was a vote-winner. Since this strategy paid off handsomely, the party seems set to continue with it. Between recruiting volunteers and distributing masks to needy residents when the haze hit its peak, they have also been drawing up plans for the neighbourhoods they are in charge of.
Ms Cheng is planning a programme for volunteers to accompany elderly folk to clinic visits, while Mr Amrin is promoting social mobility at the local level by encouraging needy schoolchildren in his constituency to work hard for their exams.
I'd like to see. If you pass all your papers or improve, I'll give you a present. In response to the cynic who thinks this is just to win votes, Mr Chee says: One month after GE "But we do this because we believe this is an important way of reaching out to our residents and seeing how we can help improve their lives.
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If this subsequently translates into votes, that's a bonus, but I think as MPs, we have a responsibility to serve them well," he says. I took a long time to decide who to spend the rest of my life with, but I'm very happy that I'm now married to her," said the unionist, who married his wife, Sarah, in late Explaining his decision to withdraw his candidacy, he said, "There are so many pressing issues, so many debates to resolve.
I don't want this campaign to be about me. Mrs Tan, 38, who is a volunteer, questioned the timing of the allegations and said they caught the couple off-guard. But I know Steve, and am fully behind him. And I will support him in whatever decision that he makes," she said.
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Singapore, Tan said that he could not comment on whether he would still continue doing work under the PAP banner. However, he said he plans to continue with his work and daily life. On Wednesday, PM Lee addressed the issue during a press conference and said the PAP "were unaware" of Tan's issue until the last minute but were prepared to make final-hour adjustments.
PM Lee said he did not want go into details about why he withdrew except that it was a "personal decision" by Tan which the PAP "accepted". PM Lee said the party and Mr Tan could have "pretended there was no problem and just carried on". I'm sorry, something has come up Separately, Labour chief Lim Swee Say said Mr Tan was put up as a candidate "based on our knowledge of his track records over the last 10 years".
On Mr Tan's decision to drop out of the contest, he said: