15 Aug '12, 10pm
A Tribute to Christopher Neo
August 16, 2012 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics , Dr Wong Wee Nam By Dr Wong Wee Nam 15 August 2012 I was shocked to hear the news of Christopher Neo’s sudden demise. It was only two weeks ago that I had lunch with him and Dr Elaine Chng at a coffee shop in Clementi. He was his usual cheerful self and certainly a picture of decent health. At that time, he told me that he was going to retire from politics. Who would have thought he would be going out in this manner? I first met Chris when he was a very young man in 1996. He was very promising — a person with very good manners, very polite, extremely humble, a graduate from a British university, good looking, and he came from a family which had a road named after a relative. It was no wonder that when I introduced him to Dr Chng at that time, she took an instant liking to him. I met him because of our affi...