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Martha Soezean

Morning train delay on East West Line on Thursday

A minor train delay occurred this morning on the East West Line (EWL). It is said that the journey time between Bugis and Aljunied was extended, in the direction of Pasir Ris. No official explanation was given by SMRT but there were a few posts of information and complaints from commuters on TATA SMRT Facebook and Twitter pages. On Tata …

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Citizens react to Ong Ye Kung’s speech on tackling inequality

Minister of Education Ong Ye Kung said in Parliament that tacking inequality is a problem Singapore has wrestled with since its birth, and which remains unfinished business today. However, he noted that unlike the growing underclasses and stagnating economic outlook of many developed countries, Singapore’s median income continues to rise. “Low- and middle-income families continue to experience real income growth …

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Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong-un in Singapore on 12 June

US President Donald Trump has announced the date and the location of his planned summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un via a Twitter message on Thursday morning (10 May). Trump made the announcement after welcoming three Americans freed from prison in North Korea as they arrived back in the United States with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “The highly …

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Train delay along the NSL and EWL on Monday morning

Amidst the news of early closure, late openings at 7 MRT stations along the North-South Line (NSL) on weekends (Fri – Sun) in May 2018, train commuters experienced longer waiting time on the line this Monday morning (7 May). At 6:27am Ada Magdiel informed on TATA SMRT Facebook that the train service from Yishun to Orchard had about 10 minutes …

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Service delays along NSL on Thursday morning

Passengers experienced delays in their commute along the North South Line this Thursday morning (26 Apr), again without an official statement from Singapore Mass Rapid Transport who operates the NSL. Tweets from xlcliangx at 7:38am and 7:42am informed the cause of the tardiness was a train fault towards the South after Ang Mo Kio station: [NSL] train fault towards southbound …

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Heavy rain with thunder and gusty wind hit Singapore on Monday afternoon

Singapore was hit by a heavy shower in several areas on Monday afternoon (23 Apr). Netizens tweeted about the heavy rain on Twitter: It's currently Heavy Rain Shower and 27C outside. — Karthik Parameswaran (@karths16) April 23, 2018 Heavy rain just when I was about to leave for school 😆 — Krisha ❄️ (@krishakiryu) April 23, 2018 Wow now ubi …

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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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