Daily Archives: 2017-12-05

Khaw Boon Wan: Train system is a complicated engineering piece of work, “it will fail sometimes, hopefully rarely. But it will fail.”

Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan in his speech at the 5th Joint Forum on Infrastructure Maintenance at the Environment Building on Scotts Road, announced that the Public Utilities Board )(PUB) and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) have jointly formed a Standing Committee to regularly look into flood prevention for tunnels. The PUB-LTA Standing Committee, formed at PUB Chairman Mr Tan Gee Paw’s …

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LTA announces completion of investigation on the tunnel flooding incident at Bishan

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced that it has completed its investigations into the flooding incident that occurred in the tunnels between Bishan and Braddell MRT stations on 7 October 2017, which affected about 231,000 commuters due to the stoppage of train services on 7 and 8 October 2017. LTA investigations have concluded that the incident was entirely preventable …

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Amazon no longer offers free shipping for purchases to Singapore

Amazon is no longer offering free shipping for buyers who are purchasing from Singapore. Since June 2013, Singapore costumers were able to enjoy free shipping for buying qualifying goods worth at least USD$125 under the AmazonGlobal program. In a chat with Greek Culture, Amazon representatives said that the service has stopped permanently, adding that there is still no official statement …

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What is the “focus” of Sport Singapore and MCCY for Singapore sports?

by Jose Raymond In his interview with Mediacorp’s 938FM, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sport Singapore Lim Teck Yin talks about Football, Funding and Fading, among other random sports matters. Unfortunately, Lim totally leaves out a key ‘F’ word – Focus. What is the Focus of Sport Singapore and the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) for Singapore …

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Train delay along NSL, commuters left confused over actual cause of service disruption

Commuters experienced delay in the train service again this morning along North South Line (NSL). @ChannelNewsAsia @STcom @tdy_T train fault on NSL. SMRT ruins lives. #smrt #trainfault pic.twitter.com/Km4q5GirKb — Sidney (@swgj86) December 5, 2017 However, the official reason of the delay was not clear as there was no announcement made by SMRT. Commuters are left confused as to what was …

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