16 Jun '11, 4am

Read what Minister Khaw Boon Wan observes about the profiles of the May BTO applicants here.

Read what Minister Khaw Boon Wan observes about the profiles of the May BTO applicants here.

National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan - in his latest blog entry posted on Thursday morning - provides a breakdown of the nearly 14,000 flat applicants for the latest May BTO launch. --ST PHOTO: TED CHEN NATIONAL Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan - in his latest blog entry posted on Thursday morning - provides a breakdown of the nearly 14,000 flat applicants for the latest May BTO launch. This saw more than half of the 65 percent first-timers applying under HDB's Fiance-Fiancee's Scheme. In his blog entry titled 'Know Our Customers', he started off by writing: 'The first rule of good customer service is to know our customers: Who are they? What are their needs? In my first BTO launch last month, nearly 14,000 Singaporeans applied for 4,000 units. I asked HDB for their profile.' He made the following observations. He wrote on (as is carried here exactly from his blog...

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