11 Jan '12, 7am

Foreigner runs cheap hotel from new HDB flat - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

A new HDB flat at Yishun has been converted into a "budget hotel" by a Filipina, who advertised her transient home service on various websites, including Facebook. As it was an affordable place to stay, many short-term visitors and job-hunters, mainly Filipinos, started making enquiries. One advert read, "Hi, we have transient rooms and bedspace for rent for Filipinos, located in Yishun." It also stated that the new apartment comes equipped with different amenities for a comfortable stay. Much cheaper than regular budget hotels in Singapore, a night's stay at the unit only costs S$25 per head. However, some netizens who spotted the ad have reported it on various online and social media sites. Photos of the unit were also downloaded, before the account was deleted, which helped others trace the flat. The flat was found to be located at Block 450 in Jade Spring on Yishun Rin...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/foreigner-runs-cheap-hotel-hdb-f...

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