More shopping malls seek help to fix rodent problem

While the number of rats in malls is not thought to be increasing, pest control firms said there is greater awareness of how pests can affect a mall's business.
While the number of rats in malls is not thought to be increasing, pest control firms said there is greater awareness of how pests can affect a mall's business. PHOTO: COURTESY OF PESTECH

More shopping malls are approaching pest control companies for help in managing their rat problem.

While the number of rats in malls is not thought to be increasing, pest control firms said there is greater awareness of how pests can affect a mall's business.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 27, 2018, with the headline 'More malls seek help to fix rodent problem'. Subscribe