Singapore 

Stacks of mail found near letterboxes at Tampines HDB block overlooked by new postman: SingPost, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Two stacks of mail found near the letterboxes at a Tampines Housing Board block’s void deck on Thursday (April 25) were overlooked by a new postman after the bundle toppled over the letterbox ledge, said SingPost on Friday. Ms Joanne Li, 30, a manager in the engineering industry, said in a Facebook post on Thursday night that she found several letters and parcels addressed to various units inside a “wastepaper ditch” next to the letterboxes. The Straits Times understands that the affected block was Block 862A Tampines Street…

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Letterboxes in Sembawang HDB block left open for hours, disciplinary action to be taken against postman, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Some letterboxes at a block of Housing Board flats in Sembawang were left open for several hours on Thursday evening (March 14). A SingPost spokesman said that disciplinary action would be taken against the postman involved in the incident. The employee would also be given extra supervision and additional training. The postal service provider said that it was alerted at 9pm, and a staff member was immediately dispatched to Block 128C Canberra Street and the letterboxes were locked by 9.25pm. A resident at Block 128B, Mr Jack Teo,…

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Faulty latch led to open letterboxes in Bedok, SingPost to work with town council on upkeep of letterboxes, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Several letterboxes were left open at Block 621 Bedok Reservoir Road for several hours on Feb 8 due to a faulty latch. Mr Tan Chwee Thiam, 59, told The Straits Times that he noticed that the letterboxes were open around 5.30pm on Feb 8, when he went down to check his mail. He heard several neighbours talking about the letterboxes being left open, and saw that one of the four sections of letterboxes at his block was open. His unit was one of those that were affected, Mr…

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