Pagoda Street stallholders unhappy about proposed relocation

Twenty-four stallholders at Chinatown’s night market along Pagoda Street have been asked to move.

But some are unhappy, saying they would rather stay put.

Their relocation is part of efforts by the Singapore Tourism Board to redevelop the area.

Stallholders were initially given until the end of March to move out, but now they have until the end of next month.

Negotiations between the Chinatown Business Association, the Citizens Consultative Committee and the Tourism Board are ongoing as to where the stalls will be shifted to.

Stallholders will receive a refund of up to one month’s rent, amounting to S$1,800 per month.

Source : Channel NewsAsia – 27 Mar 2009

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