The recent increase in car-parking fees is wholly unjustified especially at a time when Singaporeans are hurting from a weak economy.
The quantum of the increases – by 20% for short-term parking and 27% for season parking – are also inordinately high. They add significantly to the already hefty living expenses with which Singaporeans have to bear.
Such a step shows th... Read more »
The government announced last week that it would set up a “tighter lift maintenance regime” to be in place by July. It is reported that some town councils “are taking no chances” and have stepped up measures to ensure lift safety, including having more checks on the quality of maintenan... Read more »
The SDP notes with concern the recent spate of lift malfunctions at HDB blocks which have led to injuries and even one death. The incidents which happened recently include:
14 October 2015, Jurong: A lift door jammed, causing the hand of an 85-year-old woman to be severed.
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“Because I am a Political Science major, I am naturally interested in learning the unique development and government of Singapore and I wanted the opportunity to learn more,” said Ms Megan Lee, the SDP's latest intern.
Megan, a sophomore at the University of California at Berkeley, studies comparative politics and education. A US citizen, she will be in Si... Read more »
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