It is a wonder how he manages to step out of his three-room flat in Clementi.
Bundles of newspapers, stacked on top of one another, barricade the entrance.
Inside, more towers of yellowed newspapers fill the room.
It is so congested that there hardly seems to be any space to walk.
Mr Derek Ang, 43, who lives next door, said his tall and well-built neighbour lives alone and has been hoarding newspapers ever since moving in 10 years ago.
He said what worries him most is that the newspapers pose as a serious fire hazard. He is especially concerned about the safety of his 78-year-old wheelchair-bound mother, who lives in the flat with him.