Conservancy

Rats Having Buffet At Ang Mo Kio Rubbish Bin, Is This What S'poreans Get For Paying Conservancy Charges?

A resident was shocked to find a bunch of rats feasting by a rubbish bin at Ang Mo Kio. The bin was clearly overflowing with rubbish and had not been cleared for some time. This is not the first time it has happened in recent weeks. A few weeks ago, another resident posted a video of rats rummaging through rubbish at Pasir Ris. Is this what Singaporeans get despite paying conservancy charges? Why can't the authorities do their basic duties properly?

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154 MEDIA: 30 ALJUNIED RESIDENTS DEMAND AHPETC TO BE MORE TRANSPARENT ABOUT S&CC ARREARS

Reactions culled from street interviews with 30 residents living in the estates showed that many adopted a sympathetic bent, but only if it involves those who are genuinely in need and cannot afford to pay. In such cases, they said, more should be done to help those in need. Nevertheless, eight residents felt that whatever the case was, AHPETC needed to be more transparent about the issue.

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MND: 63% OF AHPETC HOUSEHOLDS IN ARREARS ONLY AFTER WP TOOK OVER

Among the 16,000 households in arrears in the estates run by the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC), about 63 per cent — or 10,000 — started owing payments only in the past two years, the Ministry of National Development (MND) said yesterday, citing the town council’s latest submitted report dated April last year. It was also revealed that half of the commercial tenants in the estates were in arrears, compared with the arrears rates of 8.2 per cent for hawkers and 29.4 per cent for households.

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