Tag Archives: Room


Hossain Anwar, a Bangladeshi national, is accused of raping the woman once in a toilet, and once in her own room on the third level of the building at Lorong 8, Geylang in February last year. The woman had come to Singapore to visit her husband, who was working here, and stayed at the room in the building rented by her husband. According to court documents, Hossain, who was staying in another room, knocked on the woman's door while her husband was at work. He had gestured her with a toothbrush, and the woman thought he wanted to borrow toothpaste from her. However, locked the toilet door and proceeded to rape the struggling woman. When the woman tried to leave afterwards, he pulled her into her own room and proceeded to rape her a second time.

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A Singaporean’s bad experience renting room to Filipinos

Although we wanted to rent out on a “as it is” condition as my MIL do not want the hacking and noise of installing aircon, we pitied the Filipino ladies who need the place urgently, so we went ahead and had the aircon installed urgently at our cost TRUSTING that we can recover the cost of aircon installation over the term of the 2 year tenancy contract. Three months into the tenancy, these ladies tell my MIL they are moving because they found a cheaper room, one that they claimed is cheaper by $200. They asked my MIL to reduce the rent by $200 or they move!

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