Daily Archives: 2015-12-29

Car free Sundays in CBD and around Padang in 2016 for six months trial by URA

Parts of the Civic District and Central Business District (CBD) will be closed from traffic on the last Sunday of each month for six months, starting from 28 February next year. This comes under a pilot initiative, “Car-Free Sunday” by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) to close roads for cycling, jogging and walking. The proposed route is 4.7km long, comprising full road …

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Access to water is a human right

By M Ravi In modern day Singapore, there are still people who cannot afford to pay their utilities bill, which results in the termination of their water/electricity supply by the Public Utilities Board (PUB) and SP Services. I came across a few cases when I was doing pro bono work. Most of these people rely heavily on financial assistance from the …

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