A woman complained about a very bad water leakage in her bedroom toilet. She has been looking for plumbers to solve the problem for weeks but none of them succeeded or bothered to look into it. She was appalled that HDB will send plumbers down only for her problem to be neglected. What is she supposed to do, fix the pipes herself?
One man, a 27 year old who lives in the flat, even had to crawl out of the gates of the unit, as he did not have time to bring anything out. The man relies on a wheelchair or a can to move around because of a spinal problem.
Activist Gilbert Goh recounted his experience of visiting a family with 11 members living together in a 3-bedroom apartment in Ghim Moh. A few of their family members suffer from health problems are in need of some help.
Opposition politician Goh Meng Seng doesn't understand why Madam President did not foresee that it will be impossible for security personnel to fully keep her flat safe. He expected her to move out within a month but laughed that she only lasted 3 weeks.
Who cares about the humble living? As a President, Halimah Yacob should accept all the good and bad that goes along with the job, including moving out of her jumbo flat. Who can afford 'humble living' in a penthouse anyway?
Our reader is unhappy with Halimah's decision to continue living in her flat as he thinks it's a waste of taxpayers' money. He thinks she should be willing to change now that she is President of Singapore. What do you think?