Building Creative Bridges. All of us in NParks would like to express our sincere thanks for your help and to be with us this evening. 18.I also need to thank the small NParks team who has stayed back to hold the fort, who has to work doubly hard to make sure that our routine operations still function while the rest of us are held here in Suntec. For a first garden show, the … Police have classified the case as an unnatural death and are investigating. 6. Even participants, exhibitors and visitors, who are familiar with the last Festival, tell me that the Festival has scaled new heights this year. Editing of the manuscripts was assisted by … Here, I would like to thank Larry Foo and his team from Clarins for the hard work they had put into the Learning Garden.This is a key attraction that has helped entertain and educate more than 6,000 young people about carbon footprint and environmental responsibility. The appointments were announced by MND yesterday. LTA, JTC and SLA will get new leaders at the helm from Sept 1. I do not know whether the herbal part worked but and I have to say that it certainly helped warm my heart. This is 100,000 more than the target we set for ourselves. He will be replaced at NParks by Poon Hong Yuen, who is currently with Ministry of Finance, where he is director (economic programmes/inter- national relations). Close to the Woodlands Regional Centre, the park will serve as an accessible recreation stop for the Woodlands community. I doubt there was even a microburst. image-news_08.jpg. Adds Mr Ng Lang, CEO of NParks, “MacRitchie is part of the Central Catchment Nature Reserve, which houses one of the richest and most diverse variety of flora and fauna. NParks, Ng Lang, Leong Chee Chiew and Wong Tuan Wah. 14.Fifth, I would like to thank our local and international media for your support for this event. Contrary to what Chief Executive Ng Lang of NParks said regarding the tree falling incident involving the late Mr Chua Loong Wai, I highly doubt a microburst was part of the cause. Source: NParks. 13.For me, an unforgettable memory of SGF2008 will be of the three elderly ladies from Jurong Central who spent many days here tirelessly sharing gardening tips and generously giving out seeds and plants from their gardens to visitors.For those of you who have visited the Community in Bloom section, I am sure you have all been likewise inspired by the love and passion for gardening of our volunteers.For this, we have to thank: -Association for People with Special Needs, -Seletar Hills West Neighbourhood Committee. iii)We hosted visits by members of almost the entire Cabinet. JTC is very happy to contribute our engineering expertise to further their cause in this area. 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National Parks Board. We were delighted by the strong interest and support not just from Singaporeans but also from overseas visitors. Christabel Chuang. 19.There are many more of you I have not been able to mention, who have helped us in one way or another. View Lang Ng’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. He will be replaced by JTC CEO Ng Lang. v)The feedback from visitors and professional participants has been overwhelmingly positive. Your wonderful coverage of the festival has been critical in the success of the event. Welcome Address by Mr Ng Lang, CEO, NParks at the Graduation Ceremony for the Certified Practising Horiculturist programme 26 Jul 2008. Last updated Apr 2020. NParks' chief executive Ng Lang will assume the job of URA CEO. Home. Mr Ng Lang, CEO, NParks, said: "Our partners from the landscape industry play instrumental roles in our greening efforts to develop Singapore into a City in a Garden. All donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the government through the Bicentennial Community Fund. I doubt there was even a microburst. ii)We expect the visitorship for this event to be about 300,000 by the end of this evening. Speaking at the event, NParks’ Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ng Lang said, “I am pleased that the landscape industry is one of the pioneering sectors to implement the WSQ system, developed in collaboration with WDA. I hope to continue to count on your support to build on the SGF Expo as a platform to engage the global landscape and horticulture industry. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Leng’s connections and jobs at similar companies. He claims that a microburst lasts only a … 6.First, I would like to thank the key partners who have helped us in the planning of the event in the past one-and-a-half years. Its CEO, Mr Ng Lang, explains. Speaking at the event, Mr Ng Lang, CEO of NParks, said, When fully completed, Admiralty Park will be the largest park in the Northwest district. ince Ng Langbecame CEO of Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the agency has introduced many initiatives to activate public spaces. He tells Dinesh Naidu why the city can’t live on the steroids of spectacular events, and describes how URA uses experiments and community collaborations to cultivate special places where people bond. 8.Third, I will like to thank the horticulture and landscape industry for giving this event your full support.We are all very proud to see the high standard of our own garden designers and implementing partners at the show this year.You have made SGF 2008 a showcase of what our local industry is capable of doing when we rally together.I hope you will continue the momentum of the good work done here to continue to enhance the standard of the industry. Mr Mah Bow Tan, Minister for National Development, Dr Maliki Osman, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of National Development, Mr Tan Tee How, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of National Development. image-news_08.jpg. Tan Puay Yok, “What does Vertical Green Mean,” Architecture and Urbanism, Special Edition … 4 JTC’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ng Lang, said, “NParks has been doing good work in marine reef conservation for many years. 5.More than 3,000 people from various sectors are involved in SGF 2008 and it will not be possible for me to thank every single one of you by name.But broadly, I will like to acknowledge the contributions of the following partners. National Parks Board. 15.Likewise, we are very happy to have the privilege of working with the capable teams from Grey Singapore, Hill and Knowlton, PICO, MP and Suntec. Last updated Apr 2020. Mr Ng Lang, CEO NParks since. Welcome Address by Mr Ng Lang, CEO, NParks at the Launch of Wireless Learning Trail at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve on Saturday, 25 Aug 2007 at 9am - - - News - National Parks … Juliana Ho Manager at National Parks Board. 20.And to everyone, my colleagues and I look forward to your continued support for the next Singapore Garden Festival in 2010 and beyond. View Leng Lee (Nparks)’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. This is a show that involves many shows, big and small, within a show.Altogether, there are more than 100 programmes, 400 organised groups and almost 30 countries participating in one way or another.This is not mentioning the 200,000 plants and 60,000 cut flowers that have to be taken care of on a daily basis. 11.We are in particular grateful to Mdm Heng, Principal of Nanyang Primary School, and the committee of parent volunteers who organized the Inter-school Creative Floral Art Competition.This year, the competition attracted the participation of 35 schools and added a layer of dynamic youthful energy to this show.Likewise, we want to thank Zoe Ong and members of Floral Designers Society (Singapore) for organising the International FDSS Cup Foral Design Competition. Click logo to go back to the homepage. Ladies and gentlemen, Good morning. Singapore’s First Marine Park. 17.Last but not least, I would like to say a big thank you to my NParks colleagues.I want to thank Wei Har and her team, for having almost flawlessly planned and coordinated the execution of the event. 2.I want to first thank our Guest-of-Honour, Minister Mah Bow Tan, for gracing the occasion this evening. Leng has 1 job listed on their profile. Mr Ng Lang, NParks' Chief Executive Officer, said, "The response to the Festival has been overwhelmingly positive this year. Mr Ng Lang, CEO of NParks, said that they are "deeply saddened by the death of Mr Chua" and are currently in touch with the family of the deceased. Character Problem. 16.Sixth, I would like to thank my Chairman, Mrs Christina Ong, for leading a very accomplished team of ladies including Mrs Theresa Foo, Mrs Elen Fu, and Mrs Mekani to organise the Awards Gala for the Festival.Besides helping to raise more than $600,000 for the event, the Gala has also added a touch of glamour to SGF.In fact, quite a few of the garden designers were very dazzled by the Gala and confessed that they had never attended a show quite as glamorous as ours.