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  • VSS 15th AGM and GMO Debate | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    heavyweights in their respective fields to duke it out on the controversial issue of Genetically Modified Foods Genetically Modified Food Harmful or Helpful Venue National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre NVPC MPH Room 6 Eu Tong Sen Street 04 88 The Central Singapore 059817 Click here for map Date time Sat 1 Mar 2014 2 5pm Fee Free All are welcome Limited to 60 persons Register now Speaking in support of GM food is Professor Paul Teng Dean of Graduate Studies at NIE and the chair of the Genetic Modification Advisory Committee Professor Teng has over 20 years of experience on food security issues having held positions at the WorldFish Center Malaysia and the International Rice Research Institute Debating against GM food is Wong Kee Yew who received his training in biotechnology and has been working in the life science research sector for 10 years Kee Yew is also founder of The Veg School and has been a strong and active advocate of vegetarianism for many years Can GMO technology develop crops with higher yield with less fertilizer less pesticides and more nutrients Have GM foods been thoroughly tested enough to be declared safe for our long term health Should there

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  • Shaving George at Eight Treasures! | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    we ve persuaded him to give it all up for a cause That s right to help raise funds for our MRT Campaign George has agreed to bare all and it s happening LIVE at Eight Treasures Venue Eight Treasures Vegetarian Restaurant 282A South Bridge Road Singapore 058831 Click here for a map Date time Sat 22 Feb 2014 7 10pm Fee 80 per person Inclusive of one year VSS membership worth 30 Limited to 70 persons Register now The highlight of the evening is definitely George s transformation But that s not all We ll also be screening a short video about cross species communication yes talking with animals You ll be left speechless at just how intelligent our non human friends can be Enjoy a Sumptuous 8 Course Vegan Dinner We all get to enjoy a sumptuous 8 course vegan dinner featuring many of Eight Treasures signature dishes We would like to thank Eight Treasures for supporting the MRT Campaign by giving us a special rate for this event Thanks Zenna So do join us for an unforgettable evening Not only is it for a great cause but you re sure to have a bald of a time

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  • Hike at MacRitchie Reservoir Park | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    Chin Siong Testimonials Word Play Products Contact Forum Site map Home Hike at MacRitchie Reservoir Park By admin Posted on November 6th 2013 Tagged Excursion Start 09 11 2013 09 00 End 09 11 2013 12 00 One of Singapore s favorite hiking areas Expect to see cultivated and wild plants some of which offer edible parts Meeting place Venus Dive car park Map here http www streetdirectory com sg

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  • World Vegfest in KL | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    was founded in 1999 we have helped organise many great local veg events We also occasionally link with veg organisations in other countries on international veg events Next month there s a special veg event in KL that you might like to attend It s the International Vegetarian Union s World Vegfest in KL Venue Putra World Trade Centre Lake Titiwangsa Date Thu 3 Oct Sun 6 Oct 2013 Cost People from Asia US 150 Full time university students 25 years and below US10 Click here for more info The event begins on the evening of Thu 3 Oct with a welcome dinner Then Fri Sat 4 5 Oct feature talks workshops forums and more at Putra World Trade Centre PWTC The event wraps up on Sun 6 Oct with a big food fair 100 veg stalls at Lake Titiwangsa Afterwards there are optional tours to Penang etc Our good friends in the Malaysia Vegetarian Society are offering a special price to people from Asia US 150 which includes lots of great veg food and is half the price that participants from other continents pay Plus full time university students 25 years of age and below pay only US10 although the uni student ticket does not include the lunches and tea break snacks and dinners However arrangements will be made for uni students to get reasonably priced food For budget accommodation search for Hotel Wira and Hotel Anum near the PWTC Among the scheduled speakers are Malaysia s Minister for Health Dr S Subramaniam who is veg the head of the Brazil Vegetarian Society IVU s representation from Africa a leader of Germany s Vegetarian Bund IVU s Manager nutrition profs from China and Thailand the head of an international vegan food relief program MVS s president Dr P Vythilingam

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  • Hike at The Southern Ridges | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    Memory of Ng Chin Siong Testimonials Word Play Products Contact Forum Site map Home Hike at The Southern Ridges By admin Posted on September 20th 2013 Tagged Excursion Start 29 09 2013 15 45 End 29 09 2013 17 30 Hike at The Southern Ridges Venue The Southern Ridges Date time Sun 29 Sep 2013 3 45pm 5 30pm Cost Free The Southern Ridges bridges the hills of Mount Faber Park Telok Blangah Hill Park and Kent Ridge Park Join us on Sunday 29 September for a hike that combines invigorating exercise with splendid views Click here for a detailed map of the route Here are the details 3 45pm Meet at HarbourFront MRT Exit D near Seah Im Hawker Centre 4 00pm Set off on The Southern Ridges Trail 5 30pm Reach the end point of the trail at Hort Park along Alexandra Road Buses from here go to HarbourFront or Tiong Bahru MRT stations Bring the entire family and join in this nature hike that is always a big hit with kids and adults alike Be sure to wear proper footwear and bring lots of water Do note that this hike may not be suitable for young children

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  • Plant Strong DVD Launch @ J's | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    minted DVD featuring a compilation of videos on the wisdom of a plant based diet Learn why you don t need meat for protein why going veg just once a week can help the environment how to whip up a quick and delicious veg meal and much more Be the first to get a copy and also enjoy a sumptuous Mediterranean vegan meal at J s Restaurant Venue J s Restaurant 7 Purvis Street 01 01 Singapore 188586 Click here for a map Date time Sat 13th July 2013 7 10pm Fee 25 VSS members 30 non members Limited to 40 persons Register now Meet our special guests Ang Hwee A National weight lifter and coach Ang Hwee has won medals in international competitions He s also a long time vegetarian and living proof that you don t need meat for muscles Ang Hwee shares what it takes to build a rippling 6 pack the veg way Teoh Seok Hean and Eddie Teoh In March 2012 Teoh Seok Hean was diagnosed with Stage 1C breast cancer It was a huge shock to her Determined to avoid conventional treatments which carry considerable risks and side effects Seok Hean and her husband Eddie researched alternative treatments and turned to a vegan diet In October 2012 seven months after her initial diagnosis Seok Hean s biopsy came back with no malignant cells found She had met cancer head on and emerged victorious Seok Hean and Eddie share with us the experience of their healing and incredible transformation Enjoy a Sumptuous Mediterranean Vegan Buffet Dinner Field Mushroom Soup Puree of mushroom blended with onion carrots celery and herbs Latin Confetti Salad Mixture of corn Mexican kidney beans bell peppers onions tomatos tossed in lemon citrus dressing Spanish Chunky Vegetables severed with Cous Cous Homemade

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  • The Honest Nail Party | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    VSS VCD In Memory of Ng Chin Siong Testimonials Word Play Products Contact Forum Site map Home The Honest Nail Party By admin Posted on July 2nd 2013 Tagged Social Gathering Start 05 07 2013 18 30 End 05 07 2013 21 00 The Honest Nail Party First of its kind exclusively for VSS Members Venue AUUM the honest nail spa PasarBella The Grandstand Bukit Timah Singapore 200 Turf Club Road Singapore 287994 Date time Fri 5 July 2013 6 30 9pm Fee Free open to VSS Members only Limited to 15 persons Have fun while learning to make better choices about nail care hygiene and vegan friendly cruelty free products Programme The event is scheduled to start at 6 30pm and end at 9pm Pasar Bella closes after 10pm so you may wish to proceed to VeganBurg for supper 6 30 7 00 pm Mingle Drinks 7 00 7 30 pm Group Introduction 7 30 8 30 pm Learn about products hygiene standards hands on activities quizzes learning light refreshments snacks and photobooth corner 8 30 9 00 pm Quiz winners awards lucky draw group photo goodie bags Enjoy vegan cupcakes courtesy of Kalavira Registration Click here to register

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  • Guided Nature Walk into MacRitchie's Rainforest | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    Contact Forum Site map Home Guided Nature Walk into MacRitchie s Rainforest By admin Posted on May 15th 2013 Tagged Excursion Start 02 06 2013 08 30 End 02 06 2013 11 00 Guided Nature Walk into MacRitchie s Rainforest Join us for a morning stroll into MacRitchie s Rainforest Meeting Point Venus Drive carpark Off Upper Thomson Road Click here for a map Date time Sun 2 June 2013 8 30 am 11 00 am Cost Free Limited to 20 persons Our nature guide Andrew Tay will lead us along winding dirt paths into the rainforest We may spot wildlife scurrying out for a drink or a dip as we trek along the forest stream There s also a diversity of gem like dragonflies damselflies and other aquatic bugs There was a village here in the past where now tall trees stand Some of the fruit trees are still around such as Jackfruit and Durian This lovely portion of MacRitchie s rainforest is part of an area within our Central Catchment Nature Area that may become developed in the near future as had been suggested in the government s recently released plans Registration Click here to register Please state

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