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Daily Archives: 2015-10-26

Breakdowns “tarnish our reputation”: Khaw

The Minister of Transport, Khaw Boon Wan, said that transport breakdowns such as the one on Monday morning “tarnish our reputation.” He said the authorities “are re-doubling our efforts to improve train reliability.” Monday’s disruption saw the North-east line being out of service for some two hours from about 5.30am. Mr Khaw, writing on the ministry’s blogsite, said “Singaporeans deserve …

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How about a kampong spirit Uber?

What a way to start the week – panic-stricken by a two-hour breakdown of the North-east MRT line on an early Monday morning. It is also the day which many students have been preparing for – their “O”, “A”, or primary school examinations. Nothing is more important for these young lives. We were sending our youngest boy, who is in …

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Students taking exams affected by morning disruption on NEL

26/10 05:23 – No NEL svc due to a power fault. Free bus rides available at designated bus stops along the NEL line. — SBS Transit (@SBSTransit_Ltd) October 25, 2015 Students who are taking their ‘O’ and ‘A’ level examinations today were affected by the North-East Line train disruption which lasted 2 hours on Monday morning. Service was disrupted for …

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WP calls for COI into hep C outbreak but MOH demands evidence first

The Workers’ Party (WP) said that it welcomes “the broadening of the remit of the independent review committee to include review of MOH’s procedures and actions” with regard to the hepatis C outbreak at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). However, the WP said that “the outbreak and the government’s response to it have exposed potential gaps in our public health …

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This kitten is way better than you at Fruit Ninja

Some time ago I downloaded an iPad game for my kitten. (Yes, you heard me right; there are iPad games for cats.) I figured since he was always so interested in my screen whenever I was working – and would sometimes paw at it – he would be totally into an iPad game. He was. For about 10 seconds. Now …

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