02 Jul '11, 9am

MP Irene Ng on studio apartments for elderly

MP Irene Ng on studio apartments for elderly

Member of Parliament for Tampines GRC Irene Ng posted a note on her Facebook page on Saturday about a two-hour forum on studio apartments for the elderly. -- ST PHOTO: SAMUEL HE MEMBER of Parliament for Tampines GRC Irene Ng posted a note on her Facebook page on Saturday about a two-hour forum on studio apartments for the elderly. The apartments debated are to be built on Tampines Street 11. She had asked HDB to give the briefing on Friday night in response to requests from some residents for more information. This is what she wrote in her summary of the discussion (as is carried exactly on her Facebook page): 'The residents in HDB blocks, especially the elderly, were more interested about the price and facilities of these apartments, how it will be a way to monetise their existing flats and live independently, while maintaining close links with their children nearby. 'The...

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