08 May '11, 8pm

The fall of Potong Pasir – a resident’s account: Emir Shafri After hours on end at the edge of my seat, I rece...

The fall of Potong Pasir – a resident’s account: Emir Shafri After hours on end at the edge of my seat, I rece...

And his Town Council went beyond that. They were truly servants of the people. When the circuit breaker of my house blew, Singapore Power/PUB told me that it’s after office hours, so tough luck. Electricians wanted to charge crazy ‘emergency call’ charges. I tried my luck by calling the Town Council. They immediately sent someone within the hour (at 10pm) and identified the problem. He unfortunately didn’t have the replacement part, so he came back at 9am the next day (a weekend), with the part. He only charged me around 20 bucks or so for the circuit breaker component, and when I offered to give more, he declined, saying that “it is our (the TC’s) job to serve the people of Potong Pasir”.

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/05/the-fall-of-potong-pa...

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