Tag Archives: Rat Infestation

NEA: 1,000 MORE RAT BURROWS DETECTED IN 2015; 10,000 MORE RATS RUNNING ABOUT?

In a National Environment Agency report released in April, there were 1,000 more rat burrows detected in Singapore as compared to 2014. These burrows were found in public areas and confirms the worsening rat infestation plaguing Singapore. Pest experts say a 1,000 extra rat burrows could accommodate up to about 10,000 more rats in Singapore. If nothing is done, a single pair of rats could give birth to 1,300 baby rats every year.

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PUNGGOL BLK 170A INFESTED WITH RATS, NO SOLUTION BY PAP TOWN COUNCIL

My housing estate at Punggol Block 170A has been infected with rats and mosquitoes for weeks. Just yesterday (1 Dec 2015) I saw a cat-sized rat running about and climbing a railing in the day. The rat has a super long tail and is as big as a cat. I called up Pasir Ris Punggol Town Council to complain about the rats and mosquitoes but it has been weeks and there is no improvement to the situation at all.

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LEE BEE WAH WHACKS NEA FOR FAILURE TO DESTROY 115 RAT HOLES

AGO said that after the rat holes were found, NEA did not actively follow up with the other organisations, to ensure that the necessary steps were taken to eradicate the pests. Lee Bee Wah, Chairwoman of the GPC for National Development and Environment, said that she is very disappointed with such a clear demarcation of duties among the agencies.

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NEA TAKES COURT ACTION AGAINST HOTPOT CULTURE

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has applied for a court summons against Hotpot Culture Restaurants in Marina Square for selling food unfit for human consumption, it said, in a media statement today (Feb 3). The restaurant, which has been suspended since a dead rat was found in a vegetable dish in its porridge buffet spread on Jan 9, had its suspension imposed by the NEA lifted today, after it took measures against signs of rodent infestation uncovered by the authorities.

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BUKIT BATOK DECLARED RAT-FREE BUT AT WHAT COST TO TAXPAYERS?

The nightmare is over for Bukit Batok residents with pest controllers declaring the area rat free after killing more than 300 rats over two weeks. However the question that has yet to be answered is exactly how much has the authorities paid to engage the services of Star Pest Control? For such a long drawn operation with 30 pest controllers combing the hill with climbing equipment, it sure will not be cheap. Afterall, Singaporeans have the right to know the price taxpayers are paying for your incompetence in tackling the rat problem in the first place.

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