10 Jan '12, 7am

"Is Potong Pasir slowly losing its soul? The personal touches, which once made this town so appealing and...

"Is Potong Pasir slowly losing its soul? The personal touches, which once made this town so appealing and...

the following is a letter from a TOC reader: – It has been 7 months since the General Elections 2011, when Potong Pasir fell to PAP. There were many blogs and heartfelt tributes to Mr Chiam in the immediate aftermath. As I was driving home this evening, I wondered to myself if indeed anything has changed in this little town since then. Then, as I turn into Potong Pasir Ave 1, Mr Chiam’s face no longer greets me. What is left is now the shell of the signboard that used to bear his smiling face. Yes, they didn’t even bother to take it down or replace it with a plain photo of the iconic flats. Perhaps it is left to mock those who supported the man for 27 years. A look around the estate, you will see a hustle and bustle of upgrading work. Some blocks are having re-roofing done, lifts are being upgraded – a sight that rarely seen in this little town in the previous 27 years. Do...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2012/01/potong-pasir-a-town-t...

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