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Daily Archives: 2011-06-02

Focus on HDB (Part 1): The more the merrier?

Leong Sze Hian / I refer to the articles “New flats for Tampines, Kallang, Whampoa” (ST, Jun 1) and “More new flats to come up in mature estates” (ST, May 31). The Straits Times reported that the “[National Development Minister, Khaw Boon Wan] spoke of speeding up the construction of new flats and raising the number of Build-to-Order (BTO) units …

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A letter to Mr Sitoh Yihpin

Sophia Tsang / First my congratulations at winning the recent elections. It was a photo-finish, but a win nonetheless. Winning the elections however, is not the same as winning the hearts and confidence of the people you represent. I am a resident of Potong Pasir. I love this estate and the residents. Some people called my estate a slum during …

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Sitoh Yihpin not keeping his promise, says SPP

Andrew Loh / Mr Sitoh Yihpin has gone back on his promise, says the Singapore People’s Party (SPP). Mr Sitoh, the People’s Action Party Member of Parliament of Potong Pasir, had assured the SPP’s Mrs Lina Chiam that he would retain 16 employees of the town council of the ward. But this is being disputed by Mr Sitoh who says …

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