One China!carteki wrote:Now what happens if the person in question is Taiwanese? ABT?zzm9980 wrote: Abc, bbc, CBC == American, British, Canadian born Chinese
Now if they're Taiwanese aboriginal? I won't touch that one..
Actually I wonder if this is what explains the shortage of blocks, rather than a full out axing of the SHIFT scheme? As upgrading winds down, means fewer blocks are available for this sort of thing.ecureilx wrote:JTC apartments were spread all over, from Woodlands to Tampines to Jurong West to Bukit Merah and all over .. not any specific area, except the Toa Payoh blocks which were upgrading blocks so two whole blocks were rented through Shift / EM Service.Aiyah! wrote:So the JTC flats are/were in Toa Payoh and AMK? That's a pretty sweet location for the price. I was imagining Jurong West / Timbuktu.
Maybe it's catch 22 - you can't publicly wind down a scheme, which few expats needed anyway, i.e. those earning lower pay, and would be negative publicity to the foreigners who come under sub-4000 pay range .. something that is needed anyway ..Aiyah! wrote: I imagine if SHIFT was actually going to be ditched, the gov't would have said something publicly, since it would certainly fly well with the public and win a lot of support.
You can look at their Chip Bee GardensUnless they are hoping to push more JTC clients in the non-HDB properties? I'm not sure how well there non-HDB homes were doing, perhaps the HDB option was just cannibalizing their own business model?
We looked at it in 2008, it has a perpetual and long waiting list.ecureilx wrote: You can look at their Chip Bee Gardens
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