Daily Archives: 2012-04-25

Ageing at 25

~ By Gordon Lee ~ After two crippling train disruptions in December which affected a quarter of a million passengers, a Committee of Inquiry was announced to look into these two disruptions. So far, we have learnt worrying details such as how train operators were “not trained to deal with emergency situations”.[1] Yet, whilst the Committee of Inquiry has just …

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SMRT’s whopping S$900M plan to prevent future breakdowns

~ By Kumaran Pillai ~ SMRT will be spending to the tune of S$900M to rectify faults on their North-South and East-West lines which will be co-funded by the Land Transport Authority. This amount exceeds more than what SMRT has spent on repairs and maintenance in the last decade. At a press conference held yesterday, SMRT interim chief executive officer …

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Stop killing our Singapore sons

~ By Melvin Low ~ I read with sadness the passing of Private Lee Rui Feng Dominique. I am also an NSF having seven months left to complete my national service. My view is that such deaths can definitely be prevented. I feel that the medical board in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) does not take the health and welfare …

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