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We have just released a new app to monitor all news / tweets related to train delays. It is available on both iOS and Android platforms. Hope you guys will find it useful. 😀

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Train delays are getting more frequent in Singapore and is especially unbearable during peak hours. There are several causes to this delay including the introduction of the new signalling system which will take a couple of months to stabilize.
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New management so can only hope things will only get better.

SINGAPORE: SMRT chief Desmond Kuek is stepping down and making way for senior civil servant and former chief of defence force Neo Kian Hong, the company confirmed on Wednesday (Apr 18). The appointment will take effect on Aug 1. Mr Kuek, 54, also a former chief of defence force, will bow out after f...
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SINGAPORE: Parts of Singapore may experience hazy conditions as a hotspot was detected in Johor for the second consecutive day, said the National Environment Agency (NEA) on Thursday (Apr 12). The smoke haze is currently being blown over the sea southwest of Singapore, said NEA in a Facebook post at...
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Hopefully just for a day.

SINGAPORE: Hazy conditions are expected over parts of Singapore on Wednesday (Apr 11) due to a hotspot detected in Johor, Malaysia, said the National Environment Agency (NEA). "We have detected a hotspot with dense smoke plume in the southeastern part of Johor this afternoon. The smoke haze from the...
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Second delay of the week. This time by another operator.

SINGAPORE: A train fault at Little India station caused a disruption on the North-East Line during the morning rush hour on Wednesday (Apr 11). In a tweet at 7.55am, rail operator SBS Transit said there was no train service in both directions between Outram Park and Potong Pasir stations. Free bus r...
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It has been a while since the last delay. Hope this is not going to be something common again.

SINGAPORE: Train service along the East-West Line was delayed for more than two hours on Monday (Apr 9) morning due to a track fault, operator SMRT said. In its first tweet at about 7.50am, SMRT advised commuters to add 15 minutes to their usual travel time from Jurong East station to Joo Koon stati...
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Great news!

SINGAPORE: To usher in the shift to digital TV, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) will offer a starter kit to all HDB households that do not have a pay-TV subscription with either Singtel or StarHub. Some 400,000 households are expected to benefit. Communications and Information Minist...
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Can start planning for your overseas vacation.

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Manpower on Wednesday (Apr 4) released the list of Singapore's public holidays for next year. There will be four long weekends (with holidays either falling on a Friday or Monday) in 2019. Two public holidays fall on a Friday: Good Friday (Apr 19) National Day (Aug 9) Thre...
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Get ready for the extreme weather.

SINGAPORE: Warm weather and thunderstorms are expected to prevail in April and extend into May, said the Meteorological Service Singapore on Monday (Apr 2). In a news release, the Met Service said the low level northeasterly winds are forecast to gradually shift to become light and variable in direc...
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Hope it will continue to be better.

SINGAPORE: SMRT trains travelled further with fewer delays in 2017 compared to the year before, said SMRT at a press conference on Wednesday (Mar 28). For the North-South Line (NSL), mean-kilometre between failure (MKBF), which measures delays of more than five minutes, has doubled from 156,000km in...
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Monopoly is never good for consumers.

SINGAPORE: Hot on the (w)heels of Grab’s acquisition of Uber in Southeast Asia, many drivers are raising questions about the way forward with Grab becoming the biggest player in the local ride-sharing industry. While agencies such as the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Competition Commission of...
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Grab won the battle of Taxi booking!

SINGAPORE: Grab announced on Monday (Mar 26) that it has acquired Uber’s Southeast Asia operations, confirming reports of the merger that surfaced over the weekend. Grab said it will integrate Uber’s ridesharing and food delivery business in the region into its platform. "This deal is the larges...
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Hmm.. If only no charges for the same station...

SINGAPORE - Train commuters will, by the end of this year, have more flexibility in their rail journeys.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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Congrats to Changi Airport!

Singapore's Changi Airport has been voted the World's Best Airport by air travellers at the 2018 World Airport Awards for the sixth consecutive year, organisers announced on Thursday (Mar 22).
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Finally they are taking action.

Bike-sharing operators will be required to share user data so that such users will be barred from renting all shared bicycles for a time.
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Luckily there is no casualties.

A raging oil storage tank fire on Pulau Busing was extinguished by firefighters after a massive six-hour operation involving several agencies.
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Times are bad.

SINGAPORE: SPH Magazines, the magazine arm of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), announced on Tuesday (Mar 20) that it will retrench 13 employees this month as part of a major restructuring exercise. The restructuring exercise, to prepare for a "digitally driven future", will see its staff strength red...
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Owning a car is costly but public transport here is unreliable. What can we do? 😂

Despite topping the ranking, Singapore still offers "relative value" in some categories, especially compared to regional peers, said the EIU.
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