Writer Of The Week

Mr Neo enjoys reading the diverse views of different writers in the Forum page. He writes on topics such as education and transport to contribute to the discussion of issues.
Mr Neo enjoys reading the diverse views of different writers in the Forum page. He writes on topics such as education and transport to contribute to the discussion of issues.PHOTO: COURTESY OF RODNEY NEO ENG CHONG

Who: Rodney Neo Eng Chong, 44, pilot.

My family: Married to a housewife. We have a son, 15, and two daughters, who are 12 and eight.

My home: A terraced house.

My passions: Many things that are aviation-related. My hobbies are soccer and cycling.

I first started writing to the Forum page in...: 2011

What I write about: Mainly topics such as education and transport.

Why I write: To raise awareness about certain issues and give my opinions on them, in the hope that they serve as constructive contributions to the discussion.

I read the Forum page because...: This is what I have been doing since I was 12 years old. I enjoy the diverse views of different writers. The Forum also serves as an avenue to generate responses from the organisations concerned.

My wish for Singapore: Peace and stability for the nation, and jobs for all Singaporeans.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 25, 2016, with the headline 'Writer Of The Week'. Print Edition | Subscribe