18 Mar '11, 3am

[ST] Will you eat with your neighbours?

[ST] Will you eat with your neighbours?

Dr Maliki (above) hopes that residents can understand and realise that their neighbours are the first call of help during a crisis or times of emergencies. -- ST PHOTO: M.O. SALLEH WE OFTEN have meals with your family, friends and colleagues - but what about having dinner with our neighbours? On Thursday evening, 300 residents from the Sembawang GRC got a taste of what it was like eating with the people living closest to them. The steamboat dinner was part of the 'Dining With Your Neighbours' programme initiated by Senior Parliamentary Secretary of National Development Dr Mohamad Maliki Osman. Dr Maliki hopes that residents can understand and realise that their neighbours are the first call of help during a crisis or times of emergencies. By learning more about one another in an informal session, he also wanted residents of different races to see each other as one big fami...

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