18 Jan '11, 6am

Pls don't litter during Thaipusam. Very strict this year. You can only throw cups on the road if ur running marathon.

SINGAPORE: The National Environment Agency (NEA) said it is stepping up its enforcement against littering at the Thaipusam celebrations on Thursday. Their officers will be on the lookout for litterbugs along the stretch between Sri Srinvasa Perumal Temple at Serangoon Road and Sri Thendayuthapani Temple at Tank Road, where the celebrations will take place. Anti-littering banners will be prominently displayed in and around the temples and temple officials will be making announcements over the public address system to remind the public not to litter. Members of the public are also reminded that littering is an offence and rubbish should be properly disposed of in the refuse bins provided. Besides apprehending littering offenders, NEA said its officers will also take enforcement action against any illegal hawkers found peddling their wares during the celebrations. Members of ...

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