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?Read More »
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HDB MUST BEAR COST FOR SMOKE DETECTORS IF IT WANTS TO MAKE THEM COMPULSORY!
Our reader is enraged that residents have to fork out the cost for installing supposedly compulsory smoke detectors. He said HDB should bear the cost instead. Do you agree?Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »