Daily Archives: 2018-05-19

Silence from SMRT CEO appalling after all the faults in the past week

By: Amiroh Binte Mukasan Last month, there was considerable flak from the public when another ex-military man – Mr. Neo Kian Hong – was appointed as the new CEO of rail transport operator SMRT. Not only did he not have any industry-related experience, the public remains unconvinced that there are no better candidates for the job. To assure commuters, an SMRT Spokesman said that Mr. Neo had …

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Forgiveness: A neglected weapon of the government

By Augustine Low In the ruthless cut-throat world of politics, there comes a time when forgiveness is the only way to pursue a bigger cause and forge a path forward. The Pakatan Harapan coalition toppled the government in the recent Malaysian elections because so many enemies forgave each other and reconciled. When Dr Mahathir Mohamad sought out Anwar Ibrahim, who …

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Dr Mahathir only gives PM Lee half an hour to meet him

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong arrived at Kuala Lumpur today (19 May) to meet Dr Mahathir, after the opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan led by Dr Mahathir achieved a historic win at the Malaysia GE14 last Wednesday (9 May). However, Dr Mahathir only met him for half an hour. According to Yahoo news, PM Lee was seen entering the Perdana Leadership …

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BPLRT train breakdown between Phoenix and Bukit Panjang on Saturday afternoon

Another train disruption (the fourth time this week) at Bukit Panjang Light Rapid Transit (BPLRT) line occurred due to a train fault between BP5 Phoenix and BP6 Bukit Panjang; there is no train service on BPLRT around 1:00pm to 2:00pm on Friday afternoon (19 May). At 12:47pm YongHan asked if LRT breakdown again on Twitter: @SMRT_Singapore LRT break down " …

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