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7 SMRT Stations Along North-South Line To Be Affected By May’s Early Closures And...

SMRT Goes Full Steam Ahead With Early Closures And Late Openings, This Time On North-South Line Bishan-ites, just when you thought you were safe from SMRT's string of early closures and late openings, the train operator has bad news for you. On Thursday (19 Apr), SMRT announced that 7 stations along...

Here’s Why It Isn’t Illegal To Sell The Personal Data Of oBike Customers

oBike Riders Have Little Legal Recourse To Protect Their Personal Data oBike users were aghast this week to find out they might not get their deposits back. Source They are going to turn a shade paler when they realise that they have little control over the personal data they provided the bike-sharing...

oBike Users Mourn Death Of Bike-Sharing App, Worried About Deposits

oBike Exits Singapore Due To "Stricter Regulations" By Land Transport Authority oBike has flown the white flag and will cease operations in Singapore entirely. On the back of a nearing deadline for bike-sharing operators to meet stricter LTA guidelines, oBike made this shock announcement via an online statement. Source Breakup with Singapore via...

Early Closures, Late Openings At 5 MRT Stations In June

5 MRT Stations To Have Shortened Operating Hours In June If there's one thing SMRT delivers without fail, it's early closures and late openings (ECLO). This round of ECLO will affect 5 MRT stations along the North-South Line: Admiralty Sembawang Yishun Khatib Yio Chu Kang They will all close earlier, at around...

Car-Hungry Singaporeans Push Cat A COE Prices Back Up By 30%

Bids For Small Cars Nearly Double After COE Prices Tumble A few weeks ago, COE prices for small cars hit an 8-year low in Singapore, tumbling to just $25,000. Buoyed by this news, car-hungry Singaporeans flocked to car showrooms, eager to get their hands on a new vehicle. Footfall was high...

Mahathir Drives High-Speed Rail Simulator In Japan, We Wonder If HSR Is Back On

Mahathir Drives High-Speed Rail In Japan; Malaysia Issues Mixed Signals To Singapore Last Tuesday (7 Aug), Malaysian Prime Minister (PM) Mahathir Mohamad posted a video of him trying out a Shinkansen - aka bullet train - driving simulator. https://www.facebook.com/TunDrMahathir/videos/10155792235378652/ Take some time to bask in the irony of this video He drove...

P-Plate Motorist’s Bike Stalls In Underpass; Helpful Rider U-Turns To His Aid

Motorist's Bike Stalls, But Kind Rider Goes Out Of His Way To Help Every driver dreads having their vehicle come to a sputtering stop on a busy road. But this ordeal befell a motorcyclist named Boon Xiang, when his bike stalled on a sweltering Tuesday (2 Oct) afternoon in the middle...

ComfortDelGro Taxis Will Soon Introduce Surge Fares With New UberFlash Function

UberFlash Introduction Means Uber's Partnership With ComfortDelGro Becomes More Apparent Following ComfortDelGro's 51% investment into Uber's car-rental subsidiary Lion City Rentals, ties between the ride-hailing app and taxi company are about to get tighter. On Thurs (11 Jan), The Straits Times reported that ComfortDelGro's taxis will soon offer surge fares under...

Man Gripes About Quality Of Grab’s Service, Wishes Uber Would Come Back

There's Only Grab Now That Uber's Gone, And This Man's Sad Yet another guy shares his story about a Grab experience gone horribly wrong, while wishing for the impossible. As in, for Uber to return to Singapore. This time, however, he specifically calls out Grab's customer service standards in an impassioned Reddit post...

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