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The Straits Times Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:42

63-year-old taxi driver hurts his calf and ankle after lift plunges three floors in Sengkang

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Phillip Tan recalls the lift falling three storeys from the seventh floor before coming to a stop.
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Global Citizen Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:10
The Straits Times Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:03

Public Transport Council defends decision to axe $40 travel pass for seniors

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The Public Transport Council explained that the pass was part of a two-year trial aimed at encouraging off-peak travel.
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Channel NewsAsia Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:01

SMRT board 'has confidence' in management team

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The board of SMRT says it continues to work closely with CEO Desmond Kuek to deliver on key initiatives such as rail asset renewal projects.
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The Independent Singapore Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:01

SMRT Communications Head to step down, top management shakeup expected

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Many Singaporeans have clamored for a change in SMRT’s management due to a series of train service breakdowns. These calls intensified after the train collision in Joo Koon and the unprecedented Bishan tunnel flooding. Public outrage grew after investigations revealed that a maintenance team that was supposed to carry out...
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The Straits Times Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:41

Kids should say 'no' to strangers even if it brings inconvenience, say MPs and support groups

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Even though kids may genuinely need help from others on some occasions, it is not worth the risk.
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The Independent Singapore Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:09

Singapore Airlines is ranked one of the least fuel-efficient among 20 major airlines around the world

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Netizens speculate that Singapore Airlines’ poor fuel efficiency is due to the carrier’s inability to fill seats, suggesting that business is not doing well.
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Channel NewsAsia Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:14

All East-West Line stations to have shorter weekend operational hours in March

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JUST IN: All 35 stations along East-West Line to have shortened operational hours on weekends and selected weekdays in March, says SMRT.
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The Straits Times Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:14

2 boys aged 11 reported missing for over a day

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ST understands that the boys had been planning to run away. They were last seen at Block 273D in Compassvale Link and a shopping mall in Rivervale Drive.
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