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15 July 2016
It has transpired that a few companies are being investigated for refusing to supply spare parts to lift repair and maintenance contractors because of anti-competitor practices.
One of these companies is E M Services, a property-management company that manages nine PAP-run Town Councils. E M Services is also a lift supplier as well as maintenance contractor.
According ... Read more »
05 July 2016
The revelation today that the Government has shipped defective MRT trains back to China has raised serious questions about the PAP's effort to ensure the safety of commuters.
Our train system has been plagued by breakdowns and malfunctions in recent yea... Read more »
01 July 2016
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 »
27 June 2016
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 »