Monthly Archives: February 2017

Service 973 in Bukit Panjang and Hillview to begin operations from 26 February

Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) has announced that a new bus service in Bukit Panjang and Hillview, Service 973, will begin operations from Sunday (26 February) to enhance connectivity between Petir Road, Dairy Farm Road, Hillview Ave and Hume Ave, to the nearby Hillview MRT station. They stated that Service 973 will operate daily (including …

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New graduates in Singapore shouldn’t wait too long to find a job

By SingSaver.com.sg If new graduates wait longer than 6 months to find a job, you’ll risk not landing any job at all. If you’re just out of university, you may be a bit disappointed at your current job prospects. Singapore’s job market is not at a peak right now, due to global economic uncertainty. While you can’t control that, there is …

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No train service along EWL between Joo Koon and Jurong East on Sunday morning

Local transport operator, SMRT announced on Sunday, 5.58am via its twitter that there is no train service operating between Joo Koon Station and Jurong East Station. It also announced that bus bridging service is avaliable. At 7.05am, it announced that the service is resumed. [EWL] UPDATE: Train service resumed. Free regular bus & free bridging bus services are still available …

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Reasons why TFR continues to drop for Singapore?

Total Fertility Rate dipped to 1.20 I refer to the article “Singapore’s total fertility rate dipped to 1.20 in 2016” (Straits Times, Feb 11). It states that “The new data shows 33,161 Singaporean babies were born last year, about 600 fewer than in the previous year (2015). The drop pulled down the country’s total fertility rate (TFR) to 1.20. The TFR …

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CATOPIA IS BACK Event to be held on 11 February

Cat Walfare Society (CWS) has announced on its Facebook the coming event CATOPIA IS BACK which will be held tomorrow. The  CATOPIA IS BACK will take place at Our Tampines Hub B1 Festive Atrium and Market on 11 February, between 11am – 6pm. The event will carry out some interests: Adoption Drive – Get closer to Catopia’s cats that are …

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No train service along BPLRT due to train fault

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) announced on Friday (10 February) that its Bukit Panjang LRT (BPLRT) services were affected due to train fault, adding that free regular bus services were available along BPLRT. Around 10 minutes after its first tweet, SMRT said that the faulty train was being recovered and normal train services would resume in around 10 minutes. Five …

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Cyber Security Agency of Singapore to launch ‘Live Savvy with Cybersecurity’ campaign on 11 Feb

The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) has informed on Friday (10 Feb) that it is organising the Live Savvy with Cybersecurity campaign, its first national cybersecurity awareness campaign. The campaign will be launched by Guest-of-Honour, Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-Charge of Cybersecurity, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim on 11 February 2017, with a carnivalesque roadshow at Toa Payoh Town Hub …

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Australia drops plan to compulsory acquire farmland in Queensland for joint training exercise with Singapore

Australia Federal Government has dropped the plan to compulsory acquire farmland in Queensland which was used for joint training exercise between Australia and Singapore military. Initially, there were about 60 graziers at Shoalwater Bay who were told by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) that they might be forced to sell their land as the Government had planned to span hundreds of thousands …

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