16 Feb '12, 5am

| Tan Kin Lian's Blog

| Tan Kin Lian's Blog

Here is a photo of a public toilet that requires the user to pay an entrance fee of 10 cents. If you do not have any 10 cents coin, bad luck to you. You better find someone willing to give you change. I do not know if the gate accepts $1 coin. If it does, it will certainly not give you any change. If you have no coin, you have to find other ways to ease yourself. I have always held the view that a public toilet is a necessity and should be made available for public use without any charge. Just like breathing air or walking in the park. When owners of public buildings started to charge a fee to pay for an elderly person to keep the toilet clean, I did not mind this approach to creating jobs. The next ugly step was to eliminate the job and collect the fee as additional revenue. When I stayed in a HDB flat 30 years ago, there were regular complaints from residents about peein...

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