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SingPost postman who tossed mail into Ang Mo Kio rubbish bin has special needs: IMDA, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A postman who was arrested in January for tossing unopened letters and packages into a rubbish bin in Ang Mo Kio has been issued an advisory following investigations, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) said. The postman has special needs, the authority added. In a statement on Tuesday (May 21), IMDA said it has also given a stern warning to SingPost, as mail integrity and security had been compromised. The 29-year-old postman, who served 17 Housing Board blocks in Ang Mo Kio was arrested on Jan 29, after…

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SingPost postman disciplined after parcel found crammed into letter box in Jalan Bahagia, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – SingPost has taken disciplinary action against a postman who crammed a Jalan Bahagia resident’s parcel into a letter box, damaging the packaging. The resident, Mr Song Chen Xi, sent a video of himself attempting to extract the parcel to citizen journalism website Stomp. The 40-year-old civil servant told The Straits Times that when he opened his mailbox at around 11am on Sunday (May 5), he was surprised to find the parcel squeezed inside it, along with other letters. As the parcel was wider than the mailbox cavity, he…

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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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