28 Jun '11, 9pm

Teo Ser Luck said at the event that there will be no difference to help given out in Aljunied, which was won by...

SINGAPORE - More targeted help for older Singaporeans and better ways to connect the community - these are among the priorities of the five Mayors, and some of their responses to the call by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. At their swearing-in yesterday, Mr Lee said that, as the Government continues to improve and refine the safety net to increase support to groups in need, the responsibility of the Community Development Councils (CDCs) will grow. And he outlined the tasks ahead for the CDCs, and their Mayors, as the key agents in delivering help: To do more outreach, explore new programmes and give good support to grassroots leaders, their advisers and residents, In noting the reasons why CDCs have worked well - they are close to the ground and can tap on community support - Mr Lee also called for greater effort to gather more volunteers. "In this way, we not only multipl...

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