Major train breakdown hit on day of fare raise

A day just before the government Public Transport Council (PTC) announced a rapid 4.3% increase in fares, the Downtown Line (DTL) saw a major train breakdown lasting over 30...

Fares to raise by legal maximum of 4.3%, S$50 a year on average

Through the Public Transport Council, corrupted Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has ordered the legal maximum increase in public transport fares of 4.3%, greatly benefiting his wife Ho Ching's...

PTC: Singapore’s public transport second most affordable in the world

In a propaganda fake news published by the Public Transport Council (PTC), Singapore has the world's second most affordable public transport in the world. The government study - unavailable...

SBS Transit and SMRT: Raise fares

According to state media Straits Times, Singapore's state-owned duopoly public transport operators, SBS Transit and SMRT, has sent in their request to the government's Public Transport Council (PTC) to...

Minister and SMRT blame staff for prolonged train delay

Blaming its maintenance staff for a prolonged 7-hour train breakdown yesterday (Sep 19), SMRT and Senior Minister of Transport Janil Puthucheary said the repair team had to make six...

SMRT lose undisclosed millions after shutting down subsidiary

Temasek Holdings-owned transport operator SMRT yesterday (Sep 14) announced the shutting down of its subsidiary, Railise Pte. Ltd, losing undisclosed tens of millions. The subsidiary company that provided rail...

High Speed Rail decision to defer until 2020 General Election

Singapore's Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan failed to receive his US$125 million penalty or convince Malaysia in proceeding ahead with the High Speed Rail (HSR) construction yesterday (Sep 5)....

Minister Khaw Boon Wan: New fare formula may raise prices by 7.5%

In a government press release endorsed by Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan, the new fare formula may raise prices by 7.5% at the end of the year. The millionaire...

LTA: Singapore MRT reaching “Gold Standards” reliability

According to a propaganda release by the Land Transport Authority (LTA), Singapore's MRT trains are reaching "Gold Standards" reliability: "The latest results bring Singapore's rail reliability standards closer to what...

State media CNA: Singapore’s MRT is the best in the world

Quoting a report from an unknown consulting firm, state media ChannelNewsAsia (CNA) proclaimed that the Singapore's MRT train system is "the best in the world". The 153rd-ranking government mouthpiece...

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The past week has been heartening to read that many Singaporeans have expressed disappointment in the shut down of States Times Review. I have been...

STR to shut down

The States Times Review website has been blocked under false charges of "fake news" and "criminal defamation" laid by the Singapore dictatorship.   As such, the...

Law Minister K Shanmugam threatens 2 years jail for “Criminal Defamation”

Singapore's Law Minister K Shanmugam has gone to the local state media threatening that the articles published by States Times Review is "criminal defamation"....