Daily Archives: 2016-04-26

    Third MRT service disruption in a week and twice within 12 hours
    By Sara Yong Published on by Sara Yong 0

    This morning on 26 April, train service on the North-South Line (NSL) was disrupted for close to 20 minutes with no service from Woodlands to Kranji stations. This followed less than 12 hours after a 30-minute breakdown which affected the NSL, East-West Line Read More

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    Grab and Uber fare cuts will hurt taxi industry: Ang Hin Kee repeats same points from last year
    By Sara Yong Published on by Sara Yong 0

    Grab and Uber have come under fire due to fare cuts, with executive adviser Ang Hin Kee of the National Taxi Association (NTA) expressing his concerns that such a move would hurt a multitude of groups, including GrabCar and UberX drivers, the taxi Read More

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    SDP: Wrong for Murali to make Bukit Batok upgrading as an election issue
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    In a press statement released by the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) penned by Dr Paul Tambyah, the party reassured voters of Bukit Batok that all government agencies are non-partisan and will work with whoever is elected as MP for Bukit Batok SMC. The Read More

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    Being asset rich, cash poor is shaping up to be the problem of the decade
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By 99.co Let’s open up a can of worms: The issue of retirees with little or no income but who own valuable houses. As Singapore’s asset rich but aging population grows, the issue will become more apparent: We will have senior citizens, past Read More

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    Market softens ahead of FOMC and BOJ decisions; Crude drops
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Margaret yang, CMC Market Commodities – Commodities traded lower on Monday, as traders became more cautious ahead of the FOMC and BOJ meetings this week. WTI oil futures closed 2.5% lower to $42.64 yesterday. Crude oil futures continued to consolidate as Kuwait’s Read More

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    The paper lantern of elite education in Singapore
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Orean It is no secret that many parents pine for their children to be able to attend the top institutions in Singapore, where the teachers are top-notch, the lessons are of the highest quality and the promises of higher education are undeniable. As Read More

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