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GE2020: PAP Manifesto Sent to Residents in People's Association Envelope

PAP, even though it is a open secret that the People's Association is your running dog on the ground, even though you deny it, you don't have to make it this obvious right? Sending your manifestos along with masks to resident using envelopes bearing the PA logo?

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Reader's Contribution: People's Association Ignores Needy Tanjong Pagar Resident's House Leaking Issue

The Peoples Association doesn’t care bout people. I’m living alone with severe health and financial problems. I’m on a long medical leave by the doctor. My house has been leaking incessantly for many many months now. It got so bad, it caused a huge spike in my water bill usage. It has also affected me health.

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GE2020: Heng Swee Keat Spotted at West Coast Teban Market With Iswaran and Foo Mee Har

After it is clear that the PSP led by Dr Tan Cheng Bock would be contesting in West Coast GRC, the PAP must have felt so uneasy that they sent the DPM Heng Swee Keat all the way from the East to show face at West Coast Teban Market on Saturday, 27 June morning.

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SENGKANG LRT STATION INCONVENIENCE ELDERLY & DISABLED WITH FAULTY LIFTS, BAD DESIGN

A Sengkang resident is unhappy with the amenities at LRT stations as they create inconveniences for the elderly and wheelchair-bound. Shouldn't the LTA or grassroots leaders do something to make their lives easier?

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SO EFFICIENT, ZAQY MOHAMAD APPOINTED AS ADVISER TO REPLACE HALIMAH YACOB

Zaqy Mohamad will be the new adviser for the Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC where Halimah Yacob had just stepped down from. He is also the adviser for Choa Chu Kang GRC Grassroots Organisation and will thus be serving residents from both sides concurrently.

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IF GRASSROOTS ADVISOR CAN REPLACE AN MP, DOES THIS MEAN THEY HAVE EQUAL POWER?

Appointing a Grassroots Advisor in Marsiling instead of calling for a by-election raises very unsettling questions about how the Government recognises the legitimacy and authority of elected MPs. Does this mean that Government agencies will now accord them with as much recognition as elected MPs? Does this mean that these advisors can take on other roles that presumably only MPs can undertake?

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UNACCEPTABLE FOR RC TO FAVOUR NEW CITIZENS, S'POREANS MUST BE TREATED EQUALLY!

Former National Solidarity Party Secretary General Lim Tean does not accept Macpherson RC's explanation for selling cheaper open house tickets to new citizens. He said Grassroots leaders should have been aware of the sensitivity and demanded for Singaporeans to be treated equally.

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COLLAPSED HIGHWAY CONTRACTOR OWNED BY PAP GRASSROOTS LEADERS

Or Kim Peow Contractor is the firm responsible for building the highway along Upper Changi Rd, but what's interesting is, it is owned by OKP Holdings Pte Ltd, whose Chairman and Directors are grassroots leaders! Chairman Or Kim Peow is in Potong Pasir CCC and was awarded Public Service Awards a few times before. His 3 sons are Directors of the company (surprise surprise!) and were similarly awarded for their contributions to public service. How come so many big shots but still cannot ensure safety precautions, still kena fined, still got lapse? What are they going to do about it now that they kena so many accidents? Eh pls la, make sure you run your company properly first before boasting about your involvement in "serving the community"!

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MAN SEEKS HELP FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT, WAS IGNORED BY GRASSROOTS BEFORE

James Er has been left without a job due to a leg condition and is thus unable to fork out money to pay for his medical treatment at NUH. His father is the sole breadwinner while his brother is autistic. He tried approaching Halimah Yacob but was told she does not serve his area anymore.

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TIME FOR GRASSROOTS VOLUNTEERS TO SERVE FROM THE HEART, NOT FOR GOODIES OR BENEFITS

Grassroot volunteers have long been blessed with benefits such as free parking and priority to Primary schools within the estate. All these unfair benefits should be removed so that the volunteers we attract for the community are helping out for the right reasons. It is high time to remove all these perks and accept only those who have the community at heart and wish to serve. This way it also helps the Peoples Association improve their image and shut those critics who accuse volunteers of helping out for ulterior motives.

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