23 Jun '11, 9am

"t is clear that the civil service has not improved on their attitude of lackadaisical indifference. They are just...

"t is clear that the civil service has not improved on their attitude of lackadaisical indifference. They are just...

Bomb disposal and the grand art of Tai Chi June 23, 2011 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics Written by Ng E-Jay 23 June 2011 On Sunday, construction workers at a site in Sungei Kadut dug up a 160kg World War 2 relic. Not knowing what it was, they tried to sell the scrap metal. Later, it was discovered that it was an old bomb. Mr Raymond Yap, the assistant manager of LHT Holdings, which had leased the Sungei Kadut site in order to build a furniture warehouse, contacted the police to request that they dispose of the relic safely. The police told him to hire the services of a private bomb disposal company instead, because it was on private property. To paraphrase, the police effectively told him it was none of their business. The often lackadaisical attitude of senior civil servants is common folklore. This episode however brings the Art of Tai Chi to a whole ...

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