05 Jun '11, 12am

Sorry, but I really find it so inconvenient visiting Orchard on Sundays due to the large crowd. Amusement or a nuisance?

Sorry, but I really find it so inconvenient visiting Orchard on Sundays due to the large crowd. Amusement or a nuisance?

Maids 'downgrading' mall's image YOU would think the maids add colour to the place. But not everyone is happy. The maids had previously been chased out of Lucky Plaza as the management said they had vandalised the building. The management also said their mass gatherings caused overcrowding and posed a threat to safety in the mall. The Filipino maids then had to spread out to search for new places to meet on Sundays. They moved to Tangs, Wisma Atria, the park behind Orchard MRT station, Ngee Ann City and now they are back at Ion Orchard. Not only has the group grown bigger, but certainly merrier, turning the walkway outside Ion Orchard into a whole new party scene. Shopper Kelly Chen, 38, a communications director, said: "I feel that they are downgrading the image of Ion Orchard. I'll avoid going there on Sundays now." Lawyer Amolat Singh is more concerned with the potentia...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne+News/Singapore/Story/...

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