Daily Archives: 2013-04-18

Trying alternatives instead of flogging the dead train.
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By Terry Xu  A Straits Times Article report “Year-long trial on weekdays at 16 stations aims to cut peak-hour crush” writes, Currently, around 99,500 commuters pass through these stations every day during the 8am to 9am peak hour, while some 23,000 travel before 7.45am. Mr Read More

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Do not forget the NSFs
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By Keith Lim The recent measures implemented to allow commuters to travel free should they exit an MRT station within the CBD before 7.45am has illicited a good mix of responses across the island, though probably more positive than negative. This trial comes Read More

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The unofficial history of the poor in S’pore? (Part 3)
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:38 pmBy Leong Sze Hian Recap: In Part 2, we ended off with “three to nine per cent of households were in arrears of more than three months on their S & CC, may indicate that many Read More

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Is the free pre-peak travel trial a well thought-out scheme?
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By Philip Ang   I refer to CNA article “Public, private sector organisations welcome free pre-peak travel trial”. (16 Apr) http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/public-private-sector-organisations-welc/640062.html The Association of Banks says “many companies in the financial industry already offer staggered work timings”.  The LTA scheme therefore will not Read More

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Pulau Ubin: Rent will increase at 35% p.a.?
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:38 pmBy Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Pulau Ubin will remain in “rustic state” but residents will have to pay rent” (Straits Times, Apr 17). Have to pay $6 – $35 rent now? Read More

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Pulau Ubin: No plans to Evict?
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By Lim Jialiang The government agencies explained, however, that based on a census survey last month, 22 households from Pulau Ubin were residing on state land without a temporary occupation licence (TOL). “They can continue to stay on State land if they obtain Read More

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COC did what was required in the best interest of the Church
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This post was submitted via Readers’ Contribution [divide] By a ex-church member of City Harvest Church I would like to respond to the recent article where a member of the church wrote in on his opinion, on the proposal to remove the 8 Read More

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