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Daily Archives: 2017-10-24

Disruptions and delays along East-West Line: SMRT stays silent

Again commuters had to endure train delays this Tuesday morning (24 October) along the East-West Line (EWL). At 8:44 Nurul/Izyan‏ tweeted SMRT asking why is the train stuck between Simei and Tampines: @SMRT_Singapore why is the train stuck between simei and tampines? — Nurul/Izyan (@andizyan) October 24, 2017 And Ashrina tweeted at 8:45 that she was stuck at Tanah Merah: …

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LTA cuts vehicle growth rate to zero

Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced on Monday that in view of Singapore’s land constraints and its commitment to continually improve Singapore's public transport system, it will lower the vehicle growth rate from the current 0.25 percent per annum to 0 percent with effect from February 2018 for COE Categories A, B and D. It added that the existing vehicle growth …

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Finland scheme sees indirect positive effect on people’s mental health

Though a trial program, some Finland citizens receive a basic monthly income 560 euros (£473) every month for two years. According to the Independent UK,  an official leading the trial has said that as part of a radical Finnish pilot scheme have seen a reduction in their stress levels. The first of its kind in Europe, the scheme sees 2,000 people receiving …

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