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Daily Archives: 2018-04-19

Singapore People’s Party: LTA needs to make public its strategy in dealing with PMD issue

Singapore People's Party (SPP) issued a statement on Thursday to express its concern over the continuing spate of accidents involving Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs) in Singapore. The party highlighted the recent accidents reported in media and note the importance of making neighbourhoods safe for children, elderly and members of the public. SPP noted that other than regulations currently set in place …

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Malaysia KL property market – Bukit Bintang Leads the Transformation

Many Singaporeans have always viewed Malaysia with some apprehension. Some say it is more dangerous and not as safe. Well, in a larger country, it is always not as safe if you stray into the less lit areas. What are the key drivers of Malaysia’s transformation? Malaysia is a major beneficiary of China’s modern day Silk Road, called the one-belt-one-road …

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Blackout at Dhoby Ghaut MRT station on Thursday afternoon

The station at Dhoby Ghaut experienced a blackout this afternoon, after the train delay that happened this morning (19 Apr). Dhoby Ghaut MRT station is located on the cross of North South Line (NSL) (operated by the Singapore Mass Rapid Transport), and North East Line (NEL) which is operated by the SBS Transit. At 11:54am Mandy tweeted about the blackout, …

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Third train disruption this week; Delay along NSL and EWL on Thursday morning

For the third time consecutively this week, after disruptions on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Singapore Mass Rapid Transport (SMRT) had a train service disruption on Thursday morning (19 Apr). For the delay that happened again along the North South Line (NSL) and East West Line (EWL) like on Tuesday, SMRT again failed to give official information, contrary to so many tweets …

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Collision between LPG tanker Crystal Sunrise and tanker Astro Saturn

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) released a report of the collision between Singapore-registered LPG tanker, Crystal Sunrise and a westbound Greece-registered tanker, Astro Saturn on Tuesday (17 April) at about 2.30 am. It is said that Crystal Sunrise was picking up her pilot near the designated western pilot boarding ground when the collision took place about one nautical …

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Six inexpensive ways to stay healthy

by Singsaver.com.sg When it comes to health, prevention is better – and cheaper! – than cure. Someone wise once said: “The greatest wealth is health.” Like wealth, it’s easy to take it for granted when you have it. But you will miss it sorely when you lose it. The road to wellness requires both knowledge and action. If you need a …

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Open letter to incoming CEO of SMRT, Neo Kian Hong

An open letter from Dr Lee Siew Peng to soon-to-be CEO of SMRT, Neo Kian Hong who is currently the permanent secretary for defence development and former chief of defence force. Dear Mr Neo I trust that “Congratulations” are in order for your new appointment. Some people see this job as a kind of poisoned chalice. Hopefully your big risk will lead to …

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Letter to ministers about behaviour of Minister K Shanmugam

A letter to Ministers by a member of the public, Xavier Chong to Singapore ministers about the behaviour of Minister of Home Affairs and Law, K Shanmugam at the hearing of the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods. I initially hesitated but feel compelled to write this email. The recent "Fake News" hearings frankly appeared nothing more than a sham. Besides the …

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