Hawkers association in WP ward closes down

Mr Chan Kheng Heng, 62, who was the chairman of Kaki Bukit Promenade Merchants' Association, said he had discussed the problems with his adviser, secretary and a committee member, and "reached a unanimous decision to dissolve the association".
Mr Chan Kheng Heng, 62, who was the chairman of Kaki Bukit Promenade Merchants' Association, said he had discussed the problems with his adviser, secretary and a committee member, and "reached a unanimous decision to dissolve the association".ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

It shut down due to governance issues and was struck off Registry of Societies last year

An association that represented hawkers in Bedok North and helped resolve their infamous row with the Workers' Party (WP)-run town council over the cleaning of food centres in 2013 has closed down due to governance issues.

Kaki Bukit Promenade Merchants' Association, which represents some 60 stallholders at Block 511, was struck off the Registry of Societies in January last year, The Straits Times has learnt.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 01, 2019, with the headline 'Hawkers association in WP ward closes down'. Print Edition | Subscribe