24 May '11, 2am

Aljunied MPs hold first Meet-the-People sessions

Aljunied MPs hold first Meet-the-People sessions

SCORES of residents and curious onlookers thronged the three Meet-the-People sessions held by the Workers' Party (WP) in Aljunied GRC last night. The new MPs held these sessions, for residents to seek their help, at the void decks of HDB blocks. The most crowded session was at Mr Chen Show Mao's Paya Lebar division, where some turned up just to catch a glimpse of the top corporate lawyer who has returned home to be their MP. Madam Wong Hak Mya, 49, who runs a business selling health supplements, was the first to turn up at 5.30pm, some two hours before the start of the session, to get help with an application to the authorities for holding a religious event in July. Businessman Yeo Gim Hock, 48, presented Mr Chen with a congratulatory banner in Chinese. At WP chairman Sylvia Lim's Serangoon division, machinist K.W. Yeo, 59, was first in line. He wanted the former polytechn...

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