Posts Tagged ‘HDB

Cap on foreign tenants in HDB estates: proof government out of touch NOT Singaporeans

March 9, 2013

National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan told Parliament yesterday (8 Mar) that the HDB will cap approvals for all new HDB tenancy agreements involving foreigners, and those up for renewal. The move to cap the number of foreign tenants in each HDB block is to prevent the formation of foreigner enclaves. Also, with immediate effect, […]

Singapore National Day: where are our national flags?

August 2, 2011

With a week to go before National Day, our HDB heartland should be awash with the national flags fluttering proudly from HDB apartments. Sadly, it’s not the case. And as for cars, I saw only one displaying the flag so far. Contrast this with the situation in Malaysia. With one month to go before their […]

Holland V caller: appalling and revolting?

March 26, 2011

There are two words that aptly describe the woman who spoke contemptuously of heartlanders as uncultured: revolting and appalling. Yon mean Holland Village is the bastion of culture? You must have your brains examined then. Eating and drinking at smart restaurants no more makes you cultured than driving a luxury car.  Equating public housing with […]