Daily Archives: 2016-07-05

    LTA: Defects of trains not safety-critical, SMRT: Defects will be repaired by 2023
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    In response to the news of SMRT Trains Ltd (SMRT) secretly sending 35 defective train carriages back to its manufacturer in June, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has posted on its Facebook page, saying that it had been working closely with the train manufacturer Read More

    More...
    Posted in Current Affairs | Leave a comment
    Did SMRT and LTA hide defects of China manufactured trains?
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    FactWire News Agency, a watchdog news organization has just released an exclusive report on 35 train carriages belonging to local train operator, SMRT Trains Ltd (SMRT) being shipped back to its manufacturer on 12 June due to alleged existing defects. In its report, FactWire verified Read More

    More...
    Posted in Current Affairs | Leave a comment
    The Fight Against Radical Islam in Singapore
    By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

    “ISIS attacks Muslims and Islamic holy sites, therefore they have nothing to do with Islam,” or so the argument goes. To say that ISIS has nothing to do with Islam would be akin to saying that the Crusades had nothing to do with Read More

    More...
    Posted in Commentaries, Current Affairs | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
    Who said property cooling measures may never be lifted?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Property Soul I read with bewilderment the article from Singapore Property Review titled “An inconvenient truth: Property curbs may never be lifted, analysts warn”. “The report argued that unless property prices plunge suddenly and dramatically, buying curbs may not be lifted in Read More

    More...
    Posted in Property | Leave a comment
    Is Singapore ready to be more forgiving to youthful mistakes?
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    In conjunction with Youth Day, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong posted a jump-shot picture on his Facebook post along with the statement: “Your dreams today can become your passions tomorrow. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, because that’s the beauty of being young. You Read More

    More...
    Posted in Community | Leave a comment
    Public car park rates will be increased for the first time in 14 years
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and Housing and Development Board (HDB) has announced that public car park rates will be increased and made effective on 1 December at end of this year after it held a review on the rates. This increase of parking Read More

    More...
    Posted in Current Affairs | Leave a comment