About 100 videos of helpful acts uploaded on TikTok as part of HDB's good neighbours challenge

28/5/2022 5:20:00 PM

About 100 videos of helpful acts uploaded on TikTok as part of HDB's good neighbours challenge

About 100 videos of helpful acts uploaded on TikTok as part of HDB's good neighbours challenge

Holding the lift door open for other users, keeping corridors clean and tidy, and sharing of food were among some of the neighbourly acts featured in video submissions for a challenge launched by the Housing Board in April. Helpful acts were displayed in almost 100 videos...

Kampung Admiralty housing complex in Woodlands to a community garden space by planting passion fruit vines on steel pillars.Copy to clipboard https://str.Copy to clipboard https://str.Copy to clipboard https://str.

This initiative, which was completed in February 2022, was led by resident Doris Yuen, 63.The retired administrative assistant said:"Most of the residents are elderly, so we thought that plants and greenery would uplift their moods and allow them to de-stress.Helpful acts were displayed in almost 100 videos uploaded on video-sharing platform TikTok as part of the #OurGoodNeighbours challenge, which aims to increase awareness of the importance of good neighbourly ties."There are stubborn neighbours who will close their door on you, but I still try to help and include them since we will be living together for a long time.A military court in Russia's southern Kabardino-Balkaria republic said on Thursday (May 26) it examined the"necessary documents" and questioned officials of the National Guard, a domestic security force separate from the Russian army." The project team also organised workshops for residents on growing vegetables, such as bell peppers and chilli, in pots.Minister for National Development Desmond Lee, who officiated the launch at the HDB Hub in Toa Payoh, said the heartlands were integral in fostering strong and cohesive communities.In 2021, there were 18 such community projects rolled out under the Lively Places Programme.The findings effectively mean that out of these, only fewer than 10 see themselves staying in the profession in the long term.

Since its launch in 2016, the programme has disbursed close to $850,000 to fund around 270 community projects that have reached over 100,000 residents.Outstanding projects from the Lively Places Challenge, where residents initiate community-driven initiatives to encourage bonding in community public spaces in the heartland, were also awarded at the launch ceremony.Citing the court's press service, the Interfax news agency reported on Thursday that the servicemen refused to carry out an assignment related to Moscow's"special operation" in Ukraine.Over 700 volunteers and organisations from the Friends of Our Heartlands network were also recognised.Among them, students from West Spring Primary were commended for organising virtual cooking sessions for residents and seniors.This initiative was led by resident Doris Yuen, 63.More On This Topic Festive cheer returns to Marine Terrace community kitchen after one-year hiatus The volunteering programme was launched by HDB in 2017.To date, the network, which comprises almost 14,000 volunteers, has reached out to over 158,000 residents through various activities and courses."There are stubborn neighbours who will close their door on you, but I still try to help and include them since we will be living together for a long time.Mr Tan, 47, hopes the programme will help young graduates navigate the real world, which can be overwhelming for newbies who need to be well-versed in building codes and requirements.

The 10th edition of HDB Community Week runs till June 5.The public can sign up for daily virtual workshops covering topics such as health and eco-living.In 2021, 18 such projects were rolled out under the Lively Places Programme.To find out more about HDB Community Week 2022 and register for virtual workshops,.

Read more:
The New Paper »
Loading news...
Failed to load news.

About 100 videos of helpful acts uploaded on TikTok as part of HDB's good neighbours challenge

Russia confirms sacking 100 servicemen for refusing to fight in UkraineThat means there were at least 1000 not 100.

Only 7 in 100 architecture graduates will stay in the profession in the long term: Survey

About 100 videos of helpful acts uploaded on TikTok as part of HDB's good neighbours challenge

Videos on gun control trend on TikTok in wake of Texas school shootingTeachers, firearm owners and parents have taken to the video-sharing platform to give their views on a topic that has divided the United States.

Man 'can't believe' he got back his lost wallet containing $500 after 10 daysHe had posted a TikTok video saying, 'So let’s see if Singapore has those honest people that they always go on about.' Singapore is awesome 🇸🇬 We ARE Singapore. . . Singaporeans! Happy that you're happy! ChristopherHenderson Awesome, thank goodness