Daily Archives: 2017-05-03

Groupe PSA and nuTonomy form strategic partnership to test Fully Autonomous Vehicles in Singapore

Paris, France and Boston, Massachusetts – nuTonomy, the leading developer of state-of-the-art software for self-driving cars, and Groupe PSA today announced a strategic partnership through which nuTonomy will seamlessly integrate its sophisticated software system into customized PEUGEOT 3008s for on-road testing of fully autonomous cars in Singapore, a vehicle that is recently named 2017 European Car of the Year. nuTonomy’s founders …

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Seven hours disruption of train service along DTL due to signalling-related fault at Botanic Gardens Station

The SBS Transit operated DownTown Line (DTL) experienced service disruption of over seven hours on Wednesday morning due to a signalling fault at its Botanic Garden MRT station. At about 7.41 am on Wednesday (3 May), SBS Transit announced that its was experiencing a signalling fault and asked commuters to add 10 minutes travelling time between its Bukit Panjang and Chinatown …

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Chan Chun Sing’s remark on perspective of job irks netizens

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Chan Chun Sing told Singaporeans that it is more important for students to give meaning to their pursuits instead of searching for meaning in all that they do in life. Speaking at the first session of Temasek Polytechnic’s (TP) graduation ceremony where 272 diplomas were handed out to students in the School of Applied Science, Mr …

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PwC’s findings on WP Town Council payments may ‘warrant further investigations’ by authorities

Findings by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) regarding the appointment of FM Solutions and Services (FMSS) by the former managing agent of the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) to manage Punggol-East SMC, has suggested that “it could not be said to be done in the best interest of the Town Council or in good faith”. Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council (PRPTC) took back …

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Driver of car that exploded in Bukit Batok carpark arrested

On Tuesday (2 May) night, police announced that the driver of a car exploded in Bukit Batok carpark last week has been arrested. It stated that the explosion, which ripped apart a silver Nissan hatchback, was the result of an act of mischief as portable butane gas canisters were found at the scene of the explosion at Block 290H, Bukit …

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NSP’s Secretary General Lim Tean calls on the govt to implement a minimum wage for a level playing field for Singaporeans

On 1 May 2017, the annual Labour Day event organised by Transitioning.org was braced with seven speakers. The theme for this year’s event was ‘Jobs for Singaporeans first’, with all the speeches revolving around the labour market and prioritising Singaporeans for jobs. Putting Singaporeans first In his speech, National Solidarity Party’s Secretary General, Mr Lim Tean, broached on the subject of the regular …

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