Tag Archives: Electrical

SG HANDYMEN ROUTINELY UNDERCUT BY “CHEAPER” MALAYSIANS

Malaysian handymen specializing in trade skills like plumbing, electrical work and general manual tasks, may cause the death of the local tradesman industry, local insiders say. Malaysian plumbers, for instance, may perform simple repairs for $50 per job, a rate that is at least 100% cheaper than regular local plumbers in Singapore.

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WATCHDOG: 80% OF MADE-IN-CHINA CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ARE HAZARDOUS

China’s Christmas lights may bring more risk than festive cheer, the country’s quality control watchdog said on Wednesday. A test of 40 batches of Christmas lights found more than 80 percent were a shock hazard and more than a third did not comply with fire-safety rules, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said in a statement.

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