Tag: Transport

A car-free Singapore?

Kuala Lampur, Dec. 6 — The invention of the automobile is creditedto Karl Benz. In 1886, his motor wagon featured gears,a carburettor, radiator and...

“Insensitive” for Khaw Boon Wan to say “there is more to life than nCoV”

In a Facebook post on Thursday (Feb 6), Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan had urged Singaporeans to remember that, despite the challenge that the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) ...

Uber reveals thousands of reported sexual assaults in US

by Julie JAMMOT Ridesharing leader Uber, under fire around the world for its safety record, said it had tallied nearly 6,000 sexual assaults in the...

Malaysia misses deadline again for RTS decision

Kuala Lumpur—The Malaysian government announced that they have not made final decisions regarding the long-delayed construction of the Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project. They...

Malaysia’s new transport policy to boost connectivity and modern shopping trends

The planning of the country’s transportation framework under the National Transport Plan (NTP) 2019-2030 puts emphasis on a greener transportation ecosystem in Malaysia but it...

UK warship commander says Iran trying ‘to test’ Britain in Gulf

The commander of a British warship accompanying UK-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions with Iran said Wednesday that Tehran appeared...

Thailand’s Pan-Asia bullet train routes to connect Beijing and Singapore

Bangkok—Thailand has begun constructing routes for its planned Trans-Asean bullet train line that will connect Beijing, Laos, and Singapore. The proposed modern transport system...

HSR postponement: win for Malaysia, but loss for Singapore

While Azmin Ali, the economic affairs minister from Malaysia may have characterized the postponement of the planned High Spped Rail (HSR) between Kuala Lumpur...

Goals: A more inclusive transport system

Obbana Rajah On Monday, an advisory panel submitted 22 recommendations to Senior Minister of State for Transport Dr Lam Pin Min on how to make...

Cabbies: Do They Actually Need More Help?

By: Obbana Rajah The never-ending fuss over how under-utilised cabs are when compared to private-hire cars has once again reared its ugly head. This time, an...
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