31 Oct '16, 12pm

Singapore cars to pay new RM20 charge to enter Malaysia; levy set to start Nov 1 at 12.01am

SINGAPORE - A spanking new market is due to reopen in Ang Mo Kio tomorrow (Nov 1) after a six-month revamp, but some of its stallholders are not happy. Tenants of Chong Boon Market find their new stalls too narrow, with a fishmonger lamenting that she has to "do a crab-walk" to get behind the counter at her stall. They also claim that the two weeks they were given to prepare their stalls for the reopening was too short. An upgrading of the market at 453A Ang Mo Kio Ave 10, which was built over 30 years ago, started on May 1 and ended yesterday(oct 31). When The Straits Times visited the market yesterday (oct 31), many of the stallholders were moving things into their stalls, although some shops remained empty. Mr Wee Lay Keong, 40, a second-generation chicken seller, said he only found out how narrow his two stalls were when he was handed the keys on Oct 15. The distance f...

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