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PRITAM SINGH: COMPETITION COMMISSION OWES PUBLIC EXPLANATION OVER EM SERVICES

What is not mentioned is that EM Services are 75% owned by the HDB, and 25% by Keppel, effectively making EM Services a HDB and government-owned company. It would appear that a HDB-owned company essentially denied lift parts to other lift maintenance companies that serviced HDB lifts. Would it not be plausible that after a spate of very public lift accidents, EM Services decided to change course to supply spare parts as a result of public concern about lift safety?

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S’PORE LAW ONLY PROTECT THE GOVT AND BUSINESSES

If you look at our laws, they have always veered toward the government and businesses. God forbid, if you let customers have a greater weight in the scale of justice or even a balanced weight, you may get citizens actually clamoring for more rights against the government. After all, customers are also citizens. You may have Competition Commission Singapore (CCS) to ensure a fair playing field, Calvin Cheng was fined for a scheme of “price-fixing when he was the President of the Association of Modelling Industry Professionals (AMIP).”

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