Author Archives: Martha Soezean

Train service disruption along Down Town Line on Thursday morning
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A severe train service disruption took place this morning (24 May) along Down Town Line (DTL), causing significant delays in commuters’ travelling time and accumulated huge crowds at stations and on trains. No official information on the delay, nor the reasons for it, Read More

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Train service disruption along Circle Line on Tuesday late afternoon
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A train service disruption occurred along the Circle Line (CCL) due to unknown reasons on Tuesday (22 May) late afternoon. Though there was no official announcement posted by its train operator, SMRT, passengers noted different causes for the disruption via the train announcements. Affected commuters Read More

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Netizens lambast transport minister for saying ‘When a system is very unreliable, that is the time to pump in more resources’
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said in Parliament on last Friday (18 May) that when a transport system is very unreliable, that is the time to pump in more resources into the system and the operating company cannot be punished by reducing fares. Read More

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Citizens’ reactions to PM Lee’s speech, ‘More than one qualified candidate for next prime minister’
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

“More than one qualified candidate to succeed me; and I certainly expects a clear front-runner to emerge before Singapore’s next general election,” Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in the Parliament on Wednesday (16 May). PM Lee said, “We are fortunate that this Read More

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Train service disruption along East West Line and North South Line on Monday morning
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Following successive delays last week, the train service was disrupted this morning again (21 May) along the East-West Line. A rider also mentioned that on North South Line towards Marina Bay was also very packed. This time no official explanation offered by SMRT. Read More

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Citizens disagree with Dr Malikis’s idea that Singaporean youth are encapsulated by YOLO attitude
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Singapore’s fourth generation leadership will work in concert with young Singaporeans, and must fire up and mobillise their spirit and energy. This was said by President Halimah Yacob in her speech last week In response to this, Senior Minister of State for Defence Read More

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BPLRT train breakdown between Phoenix and Bukit Panjang on Saturday afternoon
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

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 Read More

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PM Mahathir: Malaysian government will review all foreign projects including KL-S’pore HSR
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

There has been uncertainty over mega infrastructure projects like the HSR after the unexpected win of Pakatan Harapan, the opposition coalition led by Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad, The new Malaysian government will review all foreign contracts and projects, including the 350km Kuala Lumpur-Singapore Read More

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Train breakdown along EWL on Friday late afternoon
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Another train disruption occurred along the East West Line (EWL) at about 5pm on Friday (18 May). According to the tweet by transport operator SMRT, it was caused by a train fault. Two tweets from commuters were posted at 5:03pm and 5:06pm, urging SMRT Read More

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Parliamentary questions for 18 May 2018
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Last updated on May 20th, 2018 at 12:06 amThe Singapore Parliament will sit at 11:00am on Friday, 18 May 2018 for the 77th session of the 13th Parliament. *13 oral questions and 14 written question had been scheduled to be asked. At the Read More

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