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Fri, Aug 14, 2009
The Straits Times
Why should residents pay to clean up after ITE students?

I HAVE e-mailed the principal of the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) MacPherson regarding his students loitering in and littering the void decks at neighbouring HDB blocks.

I welcome ITE students to use the void deck for group study sessions or even for social gatherings. What I cannot accept is when the students sleep, smoke, eat and behave like a group of gangsters.

Attached is a picture I took on Aug 7, at 12.30pm. Look at the bottles, used tissues and cigarette butts on the floor where the student is sleeping.

Once the students leave, the sweeper would have to clean up after them. Shouldn't ITE bear part of the cost of cleaning up our void deck?

I do not think this problem is confined to Pipit Road but many other areas too.

Yap Seng Bee

This article was first published in The Straits Times.

 

 

 

 
 
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