Recently, the second-storey window of a shophouse opposite my office in South Bridge Road dislodged and fell onto the pavement right next to a busy bus stop.
Fortunately, nobody was hurt.
While there are regular checks on windows in HDB estates, I wonder if those of shophouses are also inspected from time to time to ensure they are safe, as some of them are obviously old.
Gil Simon Schneider (Dr)
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