Monthly Archives: March 2011

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A Road Less Traveled

Having come from a humble background, I have learnt from an early age, to appreciate the many simple things that life offers.  Growing up with 3 siblings in the family has taught me loyalty and the importance of sharing with one another.  My parents worked hard to give each and everyone of us a good […]

By |March 31st, 2011|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Reminiscing the Past

Reading the news lately on the introduction of PAP’s new candidates brought back memories of my own personal experience 5 years ago. I still remember the exact date – 7th April 2006.

Grace Fu, Baey Yam Keng and I were the sixth batch of new candidates introduced in the run up to the 2006 General Election.

Watching […]

By |March 29th, 2011|Uncategorized|1 Comment

A Vibrant Sengkang West

A sleeping lion that has woken up.  This is what some residents have described Sengkang West today.  Some 5-10 years ago, there were hardly any facilities nor large-scale activities organised.  It was a quiet town, with only HDB residential blocks and a few coffeeshops around.  A Straits Times article 5 years ago even compared Sengkang with […]

By |March 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Vibrant Sengkang West

Sengkang West – Our Dream Home

Sengkang West has undergone remarkable transformation over the last 5 years.  Much of these changes have been captured in the Ang Mo Kio – Yio Chu Kang Town Council Town Improvement Exhibition which was officially launched on 20th Feb 2011 by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the new AMK 3G Centre next to Cheng San […]

By |March 13th, 2011|Uncategorized|27 Comments

Sengkang West – Then and Now

Sengkang Town Development only started slightly more than 10 years ago.  In all aspects, Sengkang is considered a relatively new town compared to matured estates like Ang Mo Kio and Toa Payoh.

Sengkang West was formed after the General Election in 2006.  Prior to that, the precincts of Anchorvale and Fernvale falls within the boundary of […]

By |March 9th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sengkang West – Then and Now

Sengkang West – a new SMC in the next GE

The Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) has released its recommendation on the changes on 24th February 2011.  I was resting in the doctors’ lounge after lunch when I read the report in my email.  To my pleasant surprise, I saw my division “Sengkang West” being listed as one of the 12 SMCs identified for the […]

By |March 8th, 2011|Uncategorized|2 Comments