Daily Archives: 2018-03-24

PTC Chairman: Commuters spoken to were “quite happy to bear higher fares”

During Parliamentary debates in early March (7 Mar), Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said that the fare formula for public transport is being reviewed in view of the upcoming infrastructure upgrades. He noted that the current formula is “inadequate” and the Public Transport Council (PTC) is reviewing it to take into account of “total costs”, saying, “I am confident that …

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ST Editor: We report news fairly and objectively without bias – but publishes poll to influence election results

During a parliamentary select committee’s hearing on Deliberate Online Falsehoods yesterday (23 Mar), Editor-in-Chief of Straits Times (ST), Warren Fernandez, assured the committee that ST reports news fairly and objectively without bias. “Over the last five, 10 years we’ve tried extremely hard to be fair, balanced and objective because we see our role as not trying to play up one …

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