WP, PA 'double standards' spar: The matter of the access ramp in Aljunied GRC

One would think that the so-called "upgrading carrot", often used in past election campaigns, has reached the end of its shelf life.

Yet, with elections approaching, a delay in the completion of a barrier-free access ramp in an opposition ward has unexpectedly put the focus once again on party politics in grassroots organisations and the allocation of resources for community improvement projects.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 31, 2019, with the headline 'The matter of the access ramp'. Print Edition | Subscribe