Current Affairs

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LTA: Suspension of Tuas West Extension will continue till Sunday
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Land Transport Authority (LTA) reported that the disabling of the software protection feature that resulted in the 15 November 2017 train collision arose when the faulty train was transiting between the old and new signalling systems. Given this finding, LTA and SMRT have Read More

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Official count of injuries from Joo Koon collision on Wednesday up to 36
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Seven more people have sought treatment at National University Hospital (NUH) and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital following the collision at Joo Koon station involving two SMRT trains on Wednesday (15 November), bringing the total number of casualties as a result of the Read More

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Workers’ Party: SMRT should render all necessary support to affected passengers of Joo Koon collision incident
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Workers’ Party has released its statement regarding the collision between two trains incident which took place at Joo Koon Station on Wednesday (15 November) morning, calling upon Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT), transport operator of the East West Line, to render all necessary support to all the Read More

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K Shanmugan confident that Khaw Boon Wan will sort things out
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Home Affairs and Law K Shanmugam wrote a Facebook post on Wednesday (15 November) to support his fellow cabinet member, Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan over the train collision at Joo Koon MRT station and said that he is confident Minister Khaw Read More

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“It’s an awful day.”, Khaw Boon Wan on the MRT collision at Joo Koon station
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan delivered an apology to commuters who were affected by the collision between two trains incident which took place at Joo Koon Station on Wednesday (15 November) morning in which 29 people were injured. Mr Khaw was speaking to reporters after Read More

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LTA: Train collision due to “inadvertent” disabling of a software protection feature
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced that, according to its preliminary investigation, the collision between two trains incident which took place at Joo Koon Station on Wednesday (15 November) morning was due to the “inadvertent” disabling of a software protection feature. In its earlier Read More

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‘Systemic failure on part of leadership’: SDP renews call for Khaw to resign
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

After a train collision that injured 25 people and 3 breakdowns on the same day, the SDP released a statement calling once again for Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan to step down. The SDP notes that this is the second time it is Read More

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The buck stops with Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan, says Lim Tean on the train collision which caused 25 over injuries
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Lawyer and political activist, Lim Tean has posted a video of him speaking on the recent collision of two trains at Joo Koon MRT station that caused 25 reported injured casualties. In his speech, he commented that the incident is indicative of where Singapore Read More

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NSL, EWL and CCL under SMRT, all down with severe disruption on the same morning
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) reported this morning that two of its lines, Circle Line (CCL) and East-West Line (EWL) were experiencing delays. CCL experienced signal fault resulting in a huge backload of passengers while EWL had a train collision at Joo Koon Read More

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AGC proceeds on charge of contempt of court against Li Shengwu
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has proceeded on its contempt of court case against Mr Li Shengwu. The first pre-trial conference (PTC) took place at the Supreme Court on Monday (13 November). Mr Li, 32, who is the nephew of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Read More

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