Daily Archives: 2013-04-15

Singapore police probe six Malaysians over voting drive

By Foong Chee Wai, Malaysiakini Six Malaysians are under investigation in Singapore after initiating a campaign urging fellow Malaysians there to return home to vote in the 13th general election. They were requested to go to a police station as they did not have a permit. One participant, Liew Sze Ping, said that a dozen of them had begun their …

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Singapore Dance Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala

Yet another breath taking performance to be presented by the Singapore Dance Theatre. Singapore Dance Theatre will be having two nights of performance in celebration of its 25th Silver Anniversary this year. Since its establishment in 1988, the company has built its reputation as Singapore’s premier dance institution. In conjunction with the celebrations, the Company will present a 25th Anniversary Gala …

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East West Line exceeds System Service Availability standard

By Terry Xu Last week on Friday, train commuters experienced long delays in their daily commute due to signaling fault in the Pasir Ris and Tampines MRT stations. This incident brings the total delay hours of the month in April to 9.4 hours which has exceeded the System Service Availability (SSA) standard set out by LTA. On Friday, SMRT reported via their twitter updates that the train …

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HDB: $2b drop to $1b deficit?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the articles “HDB will be the price-setter: Khaw” (Straits Times, Apr 13). A $1b deficit from HDB? It states that “HDB pays market rate for its land and construction costs. Hence, when it prices flats below a market rate, it incurs a housing deficit – now in the region of about $1 billion a …

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