04 May '11, 11pm

DTN Singapore: GE: Palmer: Do you want chicken coops on roof tops or a modern estate?: SINGAPORE: During his fiv...

DTN Singapore: GE: Palmer: Do you want chicken coops on roof tops or a modern estate?: SINGAPORE: During his fiv...

SINGAPORE: During his five years serving Punggol East, Mr Michael Palmer said he worked with residents and listened to their suggestions on what could be done to improve their lives in the ward. The result is the planned upgrade of Rivervale Plaza along Punggol Road into a modern shopping facility, new bus stops and the opening of more kindergartens and childcare centres. Speaking at a People's Action Party rally in the Single-Member Constituency (SMC) on Wednesday, Mr Palmer said this was in contrast to Singapore Democratic Alliance (SDA) candidate Desmond Lim's suggestion to have farms on rooftops to raise poultry and turning the precinct into a tourist attraction, which residents did not ask for. Punggol East is the only three-cornered fight in the General Election and Mr Palmer also fired a salvo at the Workers' Party's Lee Li Lian for saying he was a first-timer in th...

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