Author Archives: Neyla Zannia

Citizens take issues with Transport Minister’s statement on maintenance lapses of SMRT
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Channel NewsAsia report dated 16 October (Monday), it is reported that Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan made his first public address on the major North-South Line (NSL) tunnel flooding incident two weekends ago and stated that the SMRT maintenance team in charge of the anti-flood system Read More

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No train service along existing DownTown Line on the same day with its open house at DTL3
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a very same day with its open house along its DownTown Line (DTL) on Sunday (15 October), SBS Transit tweeted at 01.04 pm that there was no train service between DT1 Bukit Panjang and DT5 Beauty World Stations due to a train Read More

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Gleneagles waives hefty medical bill for security guard from staying in its ICU with no subsidised fees
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The $78,000 medical bill of Mr Thomas Lukose has been waived by the hospital group which runs Gleneagles Hospital. It was earlier reported that Mr Thomas who was working as a security guard at Gleneagles Hospital, suffered a heart attack during work on 12 Read More

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Service delay along North-South Line on Friday morning, no announcements made by SMRT
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Train service was reported to be delayed along North-South Line (NSL) on Friday morning (13 October) by commuters, however, there was no official announcement made from Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) on the matter. Many commuters took to social media to express their Read More

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Security guard billed with huge medical bills from private hospital
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

It has been reported by Straits Times that a security guard, Mr Thomas Lukose, suffered a heart attack at Gleneagles Hospital and he was billed by the hospital for a staggering sum of $78,000. His family now appealing for funds from the public to Read More

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Can inviting a foreign company to enter Singapore’s rail market, really solve the problems faced by commuters?
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A Today forum letter dated 9 October (Monday) by Toh Han Shih comments that following the state of rail serviceability in Singapore, it may be time to seriously consider engaging a competent foreign rail operator as a partner or player. He wrote that his letter was published Read More

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Public lambast PM Lee for the “wayang” to justify the Reserved Presidential Election
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In reports by The Straits Times and Channel NewsAsia dated Friday (29 September), it is reported that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong stated that he knew the reserved presidential election would be unpopular and would cause the ruling party to lose votes, but Read More

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Public’s response to intended legal framework to protect police officers, “Respect needs to be earned, not asked or bought”
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a report by TODAY and Channel NewsAsia dated Thursday (28 September), it is reported that Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam vowed to take action against physical and verbal attacks on Home Team uniformed officers. He stated that there is a 65 per cent Read More

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Readers raise questions on reports of ISIS terrorist from Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated Wednesday (27 September), it is reported that Megat Shahdan Abdul Samad, the Singaporean fighter who anchored a recent propaganda video by terror group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been fighting on its front lines since he Read More

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Netizens slams results of survey on Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated Wednesday (27 September), it is reported that commuters are less satisfied with MRT train services, compared with a year ago, while taxi and public bus services see an increase in customer satisfaction levels. According to the second-quarter Read More

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