Bringing up lift breakdowns
After Ms Tan Xiu Wen's colleague got stuck in a lift at Kitchener Complex in Jalan Besar for half an hour, Ms Tan decided enough was enough. She e-mailed The New Paper about the incident.
Ms Tan, 36, had problems with the lifts too, including once when the lift plunged. Her story was published last Wednesday.
She said: "I wanted to raise awareness about the safety lapse, so that the relevant authorities can take action. I also don't want for someone to get injured from it."
A Housing Board spokesman said HDB would replace the worn-out parts of the lifts in the first quarter of next year.
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