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AHPETC fined $800 for holding trade fair without approval from NEA

Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) has been fined $800 by the courts for holding a festive trade fair without approval from the National Environment Agency (NEA). The penalty amount for the offense was announced on Wednesday (24 December) after the courts found the town council to be guilty of the offense on 28 November. AHPETC, which is currently run by the …

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Why WP is right to seek court’s decision

By Andrew Loh The trial of the Workers’ Party Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) has ended after just two days. Five days had originally been set aside for it. While the court takes its time to issue its judgment, expected in the latter part of November, it is good to recap why the WP had declined the offer of a …

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Nub of the issue – terms used and questionable conditions

By Andrew Loh – The dispute between the opposition Workers’ Party Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) seems to all boil down to two issues – what constitutes a “trade fair”, and the need for a “letter of support” from a grassroots chairman. The meaning or understanding of the term “trade fair” would determine whether …

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NEA forms “not suitable” for town council event: Sylvia Lim

Chairman of Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC), Sylvia Lim, was in the witness stand as the hearing on summons issued by the National Environment Agency (NEA) to the AHPETC moves into the second day. Ms Lim testified in court on why the town council felt that the application forms which it was required to submit to hold a community event …

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“I pray for the best”

Where can I go? I just stay home and wait for the authorities’ decision. I pray for the best. Sheik Allaudin Mohideen, owner of Geylang Serai rojak stall.

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