Daily Archives: 2017-11-06

How addicted are Singaporean travellers to travelling

by Kayak.sg Most people first experience travel as a holiday with family or friends. A long or short haul destination was not important. What mattered most was that this first vacation allowed you to see the world from a different perspective. After getting a taste of international culture, you become more ambitious, you want more. With each trip, you want …

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SMRT’s internal investigation concluded, staff suspended over falsified records of scheduled maintenance, pending disciplinary proceedings

SMRT has announced that its internal investigation into the maintenance of the Bishan Water Discharge System has been completed and will be carrying out disciplinary proceedings against six members of the maintenance group in light of falsified scheduled maintenance works on the sump pump. On 7 October (Saturday), a malfunctioning water-pumping system caused the underground tunnel at Bishan to flood and …

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Another morning delay on North South Line without official announcement

At 7:51am this morning a tweet informed of a delay along North South Line (NSL) towards Marina South Pier: delay along NSL towards Marina South Pier. train at AMK overshot, delay in departure. #smrt #delay #nsl #amk #southbound — xlcliangx (@xlcliangx) November 5, 2017 xlcliangx then advised commuters to add additional travelling time of 5-10mins on NSL southbound after Ang …

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Continuing support for NGOs that support the status quo, deters innovation.

by Robin Low It is not uncommon to hear about the negative impact of “voluntourism”, a form of tourism in which travellers participate in voluntary work, typically for a charity.  However, despite this; many people still choose to do short-term volunteering. When you help, you make life decisions for others. People are content to help without properly understanding their impact, …

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