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The Star
Reducing road traffic a game changer in transforming lifestyle of Malaysiansalso expanded the urban rail network from 279km to 369km and it would further g
The Star / Posted 49 minutes ago
also expanded the urban rail network from 279km to 369km and it would further grow to 505km with the completion of LRT3, MRT2 and MRT3 Circle Line. “With the landmark success of the MRT Line 1, land public transport can become a real... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Abaya, 20 others sued over MRT-3executives of a Korean-Filipino joint venture firm over the P3.81-billion maint
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
executives of a Korean-Filipino joint venture firm over the P3.81-billion maintenance contract of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3. When told about the complaint DOTr Undersecretary Reinier Paul Yebra lodged against him and at least 20 others,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Abaya faces raps over MRT-3 dealOffice of the Ombudsman in connection with the P3.8-billion contract for the ma
The Manila Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the P3.8-billion contract for the maintenance of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3). In the complaint filed on Monday, Undersecretary for Legal Affairs and Procurement Reinier Paul Yebra of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Hope and rebuilding in Marawito Busan” may have been a box office horror movie but it is happening regularly
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
to Busan” may have been a box office horror movie but it is happening regularly in the country with our horrible MRT3. Finally, after endless breakdowns and the risk of accidents the government has served notice to the maintenance... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Abaya, 10 others sued by DOTr over MRT dealin connection with an allegedly anomalous P3.8-billion contract for the mainten
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
in connection with an allegedly anomalous P3.8-billion contract for the maintenance of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3). In a 29-page complaint filed before the Office of the Ombudsman yesterday, the Department of Transportation (DOTr),... Read more
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express
Mountain rescue team issue warning over poorly-prepared tourists on Scafell Pikewandering the misty Esk Hause mountain path by a group of experienced climbers.
express / Posted 7 hours ago
wandering the misty Esk Hause mountain path by a group of experienced climbers. Today angry Keswick Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) - who dispatched 17 volunteers to help - bemoaned that yet again poorly prepared hikers have attempted the dangerous... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Abaya faces graft raps over MRT deala 29-page complaint, Undersecretary for Legal Affairs and Procurement Reinier P
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 hours ago
a 29-page complaint, Undersecretary for Legal Affairs and Procurement Reinier Paul Yebra cited four components of the MRT-3 project in which anomalies were noted--maintenance of the MRT-3 systems, general overhauling of 43 units of light rail... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dunearn Court goes for S$36.3m in en bloc saleagent Knight Frank in a news release on Monday (Oct 23). Located in prime Dist
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
agent Knight Frank in a news release on Monday (Oct 23). Located in prime District 11 near Tan Kah Kee and Botanic Gardens MRT Stations, Dunearn Court sits on about 19,203 sq ft of land and comprises 12 apartments. According to URA's Master Plan... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SMRT to hire 200 more railway engineers by 2020SINGAPORE: The staff strength of SMRT's team of railway engineers is at an all-
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
SINGAPORE: The staff strength of SMRT's team of railway engineers is at an all-time high, said the public transport operator on Monday (Oct 23). Currently, SMRT has 500 railway engineers on its team, but plans to hire another 200. This is part of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Poe says rap vs Abaya ‘rests on solid grounds’(DOTr) graft charges against former transportation secretary Joseph Emilio Abay
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 hours ago
(DOTr) graft charges against former transportation secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT3) maintenance provider Busan Universal Rail Incorporated (BURI). “It is high time that the ax falls where it should. The... Read more
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walesonline
Woman climbed Snowdon during 125mph Storm Brian windslike a river”.Llanberis Mountain Rescue volunteers stretcher an injured woman o
walesonline / Posted 16 hours ago
like a river”.Llanberis Mountain Rescue volunteers stretcher an injured woman off the mountain (Image: R Beech (Llanberis MRT))Read More Fortunately, the woman only had finger and ankle injuries and was taken to hospital by paramedics. Chair of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
8 men charged with outrage of modestyKumar, 25. Their victims cannot be named due to a gag order. In one of the ca
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
Kumar, 25. Their victims cannot be named due to a gag order. In one of the cases, Ang was on a stationary train at Newton MRT station and allegedly pinched the right buttock of his 16-year-old victim. In a separate incident at Jurong East MRT... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Chinese visitors aided by walkers and mountain rescue at Esk Hauseaided by mountain rescue at Esk Hause after they were found by another group of
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
aided by mountain rescue at Esk Hause after they were found by another group of walkers. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) attended to the incident on Saturday (October 21) at 12.17pm. A spokesperson for Keswick MRT said that the group had... Read more
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Sun Star
DOTr files graft raps vs Abaya, others over MRT messincluding then-Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya, over the allegedly anomalous main
Sun Star / Posted 17 hours ago
including then-Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya, over the allegedly anomalous maintenance contract of Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3. Also charged were former undersecretaries of the defunct Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC)... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
DOTr sues Abaya for MRT-3 woesagainst former Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya for the perennial p
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 hours ago
against former Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya for the perennial poor services of the Metro Rail Transit - 3 (MRT-3). DOTr's Legal Affairs and Procurement Division filed the 29-page complaint at the Ombudsman on Monday. The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Diaper’ prompts latest MRT-3 stoppageA guard at the Metro Rail Transit (MRT-3) notifies passengers of the limited se
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
A guard at the Metro Rail Transit (MRT-3) notifies passengers of the limited service of the light rail system between North Edsa station in Quezon City to Shaw Boulevard station in Mandaluyong City. INQUIRER FILE / DAN PAUROM The Metro Rail Transit... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Slow internetof Wifi Access Points (APs) in public places to help decongest cell sites. When
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
of Wifi Access Points (APs) in public places to help decongest cell sites. When hundreds of APs were installed along the MRT-3 tracks in EDSA giving free WiFi to the public, an average of 700,000 people daily accessed these which greatly... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Cannot exclude others: PMto be built by the private sector, the improvement of public transport notably
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
to be built by the private sector, the improvement of public transport notably with the country's first Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Line in Klang Valley and bottom-up engagement with the people through Transformasi Nasional 2050 (TN50). He also... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Road Bond Q&A with Nioneer Natural Resources CEO Tim DoveThe following is the entire question-and-answer with Pioneer Natural Resources
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
The following is the entire question-and-answer with Pioneer Natural Resources CEO Tim Dove. MRT: A campaign finance report showed Pioneer Natural Resources donated $25,000 to the Midland Road Bond campaign. Is that a statement on the need for... Read more
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The Star
Children come firstmake life better for them. Citing examples, he says better connectivity via a
The Star / Posted yesterday
make life better for them. Citing examples, he says better connectivity via a good public transportation system like the MRT, LRT and house ownership are set to complement each other. “People can stay in Nilai (Seremban) and work in KL using... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘#MeToo’: Yes, there are sexual predators everywhere—even in familiesof the bus conductor. Ang naisip ko lang, I had to get away from him as quickly
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
of the bus conductor. Ang naisip ko lang, I had to get away from him as quickly as possible. I got off the bus, at the MRT North Avenue station. Sa Quezon Avenue pa dapat ako bababa. Nilakad ko na lang. And that’s just one of many, many... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Tugade’s troublesreact, if at all, to reports that Muntinlupa Rep. Ruffy Biazon was among the hu
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
react, if at all, to reports that Muntinlupa Rep. Ruffy Biazon was among the hundreds of passengers stranded after the MRT broke down three times last Oct. 10. Biazon, who takes the train at least once a week, was on his way to Congress when... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Where’s Khaw? (cont’d) « Opinion « TR EMERITUSSince I wrote Where’s Khaw? on Sunday, he’s resurfaced like a submarine. From a
The Temasek Review / Posted 2 days ago
Since I wrote Where’s Khaw? on Sunday, he’s resurfaced like a submarine. From a flooded MRT tunnel isit? And he’s not blaming the constructive nation-building media or new media or even commuters for misrepresenting the truth about the “ponding” at... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lawyer: Groups poise to file impeach raps vs Morales44; Tanggulang Demokrasya; Vanguard of the Philippine Constitution; former Negr
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
44; Tanggulang Demokrasya; Vanguard of the Philippine Constitution; former Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo; former MRT 3 General Manager Al Vitangcol; former Biliran Congressman Glenn Chong; and former Negros Oriental Congressman Jacinto... Read more
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The Temasek Review
The ridiculously exuberant pay of PAP leaders « Opinion « TR EMERITUSPoliticians and CEOs of government linked companies exuberantly for very subpar
The Temasek Review / Posted 2 days ago
Politicians and CEOs of government linked companies exuberantly for very subpar performances in many instances. Look at the MRT- the laughing stock of the world! A future non-PAP (People’s Action Party) government must commit itself to slashing... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Ready for terminationterminated. Busan Universal Rail Inc. or BURI was given seven days by the Depar
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
terminated. Busan Universal Rail Inc. or BURI was given seven days by the Department of Transportation to explain why its MRT 3 contract should not be scrapped. BURI is challenging the grounds for the planned termination, which include poor... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DOTr sends notice of termination to MRT-3 maintenance providerof Transportation (DOTr) has served a notice of termination to the maintenance
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
of Transportation (DOTr) has served a notice of termination to the maintenance provider of the Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) for its “poor performance” in ensuring the reliability of the country’s busiest train system. The DOTr gave Busan... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Gov’t serves notice to end MRT maintenance dealof train removals. For the January to July period of this year, the figure was
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
of train removals. For the January to July period of this year, the figure was 1,116. Transition team Last month, MRT-3 general manager Rodolfo Garcia said the management of the train system is preparing to come up with a transition team... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PTC to review fares incurred when switching between MRT stations, says Khaw(Oct 20), Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport K
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
(Oct 20), Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan said that commuters are charged a second time when they make such transfers. But as the MRT network becomes denser, it may inconvenience commuters to... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Sit-in protest to be held for frequent train breakdowns and latest flooding incident at NSL « Editorial « TR EMERITUSwe step up our protest so we wont be seen as taking it lightly” Gilbert reporte
The Temasek Review / Posted 3 days ago
we step up our protest so we wont be seen as taking it lightly” Gilbert reportedly said. In a press conference by LTA and SMRT on Monday (15th Oct), it was revealed that the flooding of the MRT tunnel which caused a twenty-hours termination of... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Khaw must accept full responsibility and step down « Media « Snippets « TR EMERITUSMinister Khaw Boon Wan has yet again placed blame on everyone but himself in th
The Temasek Review / Posted 3 days ago
Minister Khaw Boon Wan has yet again placed blame on everyone but himself in the latest incident of flooding in the MRT tunnel. Mr Khaw pointed his finger at the SMRT staff and said that they had “failed us”. As a result, the leader of the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
DOTr ending MRT3 contractissued a notice to terminate the three-year contract of Busan Universal Rail In
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
issued a notice to terminate the three-year contract of Busan Universal Rail Inc. to maintain the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 due to poor performance. The DOTr said in a statement it gave BURI seven days to respond and submit a verified... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Preventing jaywalking among elderly pedestrians may need change in strategy: ExpertsCity, he said. But in the heart of Singapore’s shopping district, Mr Wildermut
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
City, he said. But in the heart of Singapore’s shopping district, Mr Wildermuth, who was the planner of the nation’s first MRT system and helped to oversee its construction, said the situation is quite different. Pedestrians along Orchard Road have... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Solons hail DoTr threat to terminate BURI contracton Friday. Nograles, who had spearheaded a congressional inquiry into the alle
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
on Friday. Nograles, who had spearheaded a congressional inquiry into the alleged anomalies in BURI’s maintenance of the MRT-3, said the government should not just stop at this development. “Our investigations have revealed irregularities that... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Poe tells DOTr to seek alternative service provider for MRTFILE PHOTO With the looming termination of the Busan Universal Rail Inc. (BURI
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
FILE PHOTO With the looming termination of the Busan Universal Rail Inc. (BURI) as the maintenance service provider of MRT-3, Senator Grace Poe said the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has to make sure that the riding public will not suffer... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia not a failed stateLiow, who is the Transport Minister, said the Cabinet has decided on railway de
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
Liow, who is the Transport Minister, said the Cabinet has decided on railway development to improve the sector. The new MRT lines, extended LRT, KTM and Monorail are engines of growth for Greater Kuala Lumpur, he added “Our goal is to achieve... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PTC to review fares incurred when switching between MRT stations, says Khawfor Transport Khaw Boon Wan said that commuters are charged a second time when
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
for Transport Khaw Boon Wan said that commuters are charged a second time when they make such transfers. But as the MRT network becomes denser, it may inconvenience commuters to do so. "In some instances, commuters may save time by exiting... Read more
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The Star
MAS board meets today, may decide on new CEOsaid to be chief financial officer Omar Siddiq Amin Noer Rashid and chief opera
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
said to be chief financial officer Omar Siddiq Amin Noer Rashid and chief operating officer Captain Izham Ismail. However, MRT Corp CEO Datuk Shahril Mokhtar is also a candidate viewed positively, given his success in managing the LRT and MRT... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Mandaluyong ‘gunman’ held but arrest questionedby a team led by Senior Insp. Virgilio Platoon as he and his children were eati
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
by a team led by Senior Insp. Virgilio Platoon as he and his children were eating at a fast food restaurant near the MRT Boni station on Wednesday night. ADVERTISEMENT Positively identified Sapitula said a witness had positively identified... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
"Equal share" of road space among vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians to tackle elderly jaywalking: ExpertsCity, he said. But in the heart of Singapore’s shopping district, Mr Wildermut
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
City, he said. But in the heart of Singapore’s shopping district, Mr Wildermuth, who was the planner of the nation’s first MRT system and helped to oversee its construction, said the situation is quite different. Pedestrians along Orchard Road have... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MRT-3 preparing to remove BusanMRT-3 engineers are said to be gearing up to assume maintenance of the rotting
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MRT-3 engineers are said to be gearing up to assume maintenance of the rotting commuter railway. This, as the mother Dept. of Transport came closer Tuesday to firing the sloppy Korean contractor Busan and four Filipino partners. The MRT-3 depot is... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Can inviting a foreign company to enter Singapore’s rail market, really solve the problems faced by commuters? « Opinion « TR EMERITUSmarket, to help improve rail reliability here or take over some of the operatio
The Temasek Review / Posted 4 days ago
market, to help improve rail reliability here or take over some of the operations. Since then, he noted that Singapore’s MRT system continues to face disruptions and breakdowns, and the latest major one was what happened on the North-South Line... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Man injured after boar attack at Hillview Road; AVA monitoring situationHillview Road on Thursday morning (Oct 19). Sales specialist Olga, 30, told Ch
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
Hillview Road on Thursday morning (Oct 19). Sales specialist Olga, 30, told Channel NewsAsia that she was walking to the MRT station with her husband at around 8.30am when she saw the attack. "I saw an animal - I thought it was just a big dog... Read more
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The Star
Man injured in wild boar attack outside Singapore condominiumsuffered cuts and lacerations on both legs. The Straits Times understands that
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
suffered cuts and lacerations on both legs. The Straits Times understands that the man was walking towards Hillview MRT station when he spotted the animal approaching him. As he tried to run, he lost his balance and fell. The wild boar... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Man injured after boar attack at Hillview RoadHillview Road on Thursday morning (Oct 19). Sales specialist Olga, 30, told Ch
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
Hillview Road on Thursday morning (Oct 19). Sales specialist Olga, 30, told Channel NewsAsia that she was walking to the MRT station with her husband at around 8.30am when she saw the attack. "I saw an animal - I thought it was just a big dog... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Barangay security volunteer nabbed for Mandaluyong chair’s murderInsp Virgilio Platoon of the Mandaluyong City Police at about 7:30 pm at the Jo
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Insp Virgilio Platoon of the Mandaluyong City Police at about 7:30 pm at the Jollibee fastfood branch on EDSA near the Boni MRT Station in Mandaluyong City. Sapitula said Calumba was a “bantay bayan” volunteer of Barangay Malamig. Bantay bayan... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
‘Modernization’ for whom?and subsidized public services. The thing is, our experience with the badly run
Bulatlat.com / Posted 4 days ago
and subsidized public services. The thing is, our experience with the badly run train systems in Metro Manila — the MRT and LRT — gives the lie to unwarranted claims that the privatization cum corporatization thrust will give the commuting... Read more
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The Temasek Review
The silence of the Malay Minister « Opinion « TR EMERITUSYaacob AWOL or MIA isit? Jus like Khaw on the flooding of the MRT tunnel isit?
The Temasek Review / Posted 4 days ago
Yaacob AWOL or MIA isit? Jus like Khaw on the flooding of the MRT tunnel isit? Seriously I find it very disturbing that a non-Muslim minister makes the following important comments at a religious seminar, not the minister responsible for Muslim and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MRT suffers 14th train breakdown in 7 daysIn what has become an almost daily occurrence, the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3)
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
In what has become an almost daily occurrence, the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) on Thursday suffered from another technical failure. In a service report, the MRT-3 management said a train broke down due to a technical problem at 6:12 a.m., unloading... Read more
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The Temasek Review
SMRT: Prefers ‘no blame culture’ and ‘no fines’? « Letters « TR EMERITUSBonuses will be affected It states that “Mr Seah said the incident will have a
The Temasek Review / Posted 5 days ago
Bonuses will be affected It states that “Mr Seah said the incident will have an impact on the bonuses of the SMRT maintenance team. Mr Kuek said SMRT was taking full responsibility and looking into tackling remaining “deep-seated cultural issues”... Read more
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