Getting an earful all part and parcel of his job

Mr Leong Siew Meng was given the Distinguished Star Service Individual Award yesterday, one of 400 public officers honoured at the Public Sector Transformation Awards.
Mr Leong Siew Meng was given the Distinguished Star Service Individual Award yesterday, one of 400 public officers honoured at the Public Sector Transformation Awards.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

Dealing with loud noises is all in a day's work for public servant Leong Siew Meng, who works at the National Environment Agency's pollution control department.

Sometimes, this involves being shouted at.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 05, 2018, with the headline 'Getting an earful all part and parcel of his job'. Subscribe