Daily Archives: 2013-03-07

Free MRT transportation, the solution to congestion?

By Terry Xu Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC MP Janil Puthucheary suggested on Tuesday that MRT commuters should be offered free transportation in order to entice them to travel out of the peak hour period, relieving the congestion issue that the transportation system is now facing. (link) On Wednesday, a several more MPs rose in support of the proposal to grant commuters …

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NTUC – Social Enterprise or Profit-driven Business?

By Jen , MP and head of NTUC FairPrice Seah Kian Peng feels “insulted” by Workers’ Party MP Png Eng Huat’s comments questioning why NTUC FoodFare is entering the hawker centre business in Bukit Panjang. As reported by Channel NewsAsia today, Seah asserted “…for the avoidance of doubt, NTUC FoodFare does not enjoy any subsidised rental from government or NEA (National Environment …

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