Daily Archives: 2015-03-13

Mortifying stance by HDB on spalling concrete in HDB flat

By Shakina Sani On 12th March 2015, at around 9:15am, a concrete slab measuring 15cm by 13cm fell from the kitchen ceiling in my parents’ flat, narrowly missing our 34-month old toddler. The slab left a gaping hole in the ceiling, revealing the imbedded steel rod. As relieved as we were that she was unharmed, it was unfortunately not the end of …

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Is there any standard emergency procedure from AVA?

By now, most would have been aware of the mass fish death at the coastal fish farms at Pasir Ris. The fishes in the fish farms had started dying from 16 February and persisted till the point where fish farmers saw almost all their fish stocks die off. In response to this incident, Minister of State for Defence and National Development, Dr …

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