Filipino group drops plan to hold Orchard Road event
Published on May 26, 2014 7:31 AM
Organisers of a planned Philippine Independence Day celebration here have withdrawn their application to hold it at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza.
The event was to have taken place at the Orchard Road site on June 8.
The police told The Straits Times that the withdrawal follows public order and safety concerns about the venue proposed by its organisers - the Pilipino Independence Day Council Singapore (PIDCS).
Said a police spokesman: "Police had also advised the organisers to consider alternative locations used previously for the event, such as Hong Lim Park in 2013 and Suntec City in 2012."
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