Tag: Public Transport

Finally, a welcome move on buses

By Vignesh Naidu At last, it is happening. Yesterday’s announcement of the restructuring of the public bus industry is a policy decision that should be...

Low on compassion, high on pragmatism

Let’s face it, Singapore will never top any chart measuring kindness, compassion or happiness. We all know that. So BBC correspondent Charlotte Ashton’s commentary...

Disquiet in the Singapore air

It’s midnight. Leaning against a railing on the highest rooftop bar in Singapore, I look down at the city in awe. Everything below looks...

SMRT stuck in a dark tunnel

Singapore's land transport policy is stuck in a dark tunnel of bad planning, funding contradictions, regular breakdowns, late arrivals and a human crush that...

William Lim: Unhappy commuters, unhappy society

Dressed in a blazer and knee-long skirt, Sherry got off her bus at Tanjong Pagar. She was heading back to her office after her...

English as it is spoken in Parliament

By Augustine Low Doublespeak. Beating around the bush. The art of answering without answering. Call it what you will, some of the Ministerial replies to MPs’...
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