TNP PHOTO: Gavin Foo
The construction of a new MRT line, the Cross Island MRT line (CRL), could mean that Longhouse coffee shop at Upper Thomson has to give way.
After our report on the spat between two MRT commuters over a reserved seat, there has been some debate on whether the Reserved Seating signs in the trains should be removed.
Of the 23 commuters we spoke to yesterday, 21 were against removing the reserved seats.
What started as a good deed by one man turned into a yelling match between two others, and it ended with one of them spitting at the other thrice.
The confrontation was filmed by Mr Istar Sulaiman on his mobile phone.
PHOTO: Shin Min Daily News
Last Wednesday was supposed to be a usual work day for secretary Joanne Ong.
Until she lost her balance on the MRT and fell into the gap between the train carriage and the platform.
MP Janil Puthucheary is the man behind the free train rides idea.
But even he was surprised by the speed of its implementation, which was announced by Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew last week.
TNP PHOTO: Benjamin Seetor
Yesterday was the first day of the $3.4 million suit brought by the father of Thai student Nitcharee Peneakchanasak, 16, who fell onto an MRT track and lost both her legs last year.
To find out if Singaporeans are really as ungracious as they are made out to be, The New Paper reporters Foo Jie Ying and Linette Heng conducted a social experiment on MRT trains.
TNP PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: Kelvin Chng
A woman here claimed that while she was using her iPad on an MRT train, two men made off with her iPhone, which was in her unzipped bag.
The police confirmed that a report regarding the case has been made.
PHOTO: Lianhe Zaobao
The workers were just minutes away from ending their shift when the ceiling above them began to groan.
Then, the metal scaffolding supporting the roof block along the tunnel began to wobble.
She has been dubbed “the most polite ah lian”, generating a large amount of buzz both online and offline.
Young people hail her as a hero, while aunties speak of her in hushed tones. On her Facebook wall, various users have posted their support for her.
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