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GROUND ZERO: We're kinder than the younger generations, say heartland uncles and aunties

March 23, 2014 - 1:50am


Singaporeans aren't as heartless as British freelance writer Charlotte Ashton makes us out to be.

Man strips, performs lewd act on MRT train

March 15, 2014 - 1:26am



When student Ang Guan Wei, 22, boarded a train on the North-South Line at Woodlands MRT station on Thursday, the last thing he expected was to see a man strip.

Man fined for fighting in SMRT train

February 27, 2014 - 12:12am


The 50-year-old took issue with the 40-year-old moving his pierced tongue around and confronted him.

Things turned violent when the older man, Ng Cheng Kiat, grabbed Teeng Kok Yong by the shoulder.

The fight took place on board a south-bound SMRT train from Khatib on Jan 11.

How did elderly man get on MRT tracks?

February 3, 2014 - 1:11am



The driver of a train braked in time to avoid hitting an elderly man on the tracks near Expo MRT station on Saturday afternoon.

He trains his lens

December 19, 2013 - 1:08am


PHOTO: Singapore Contemporary Young Artists

Mr Benedict Chen (above), 25, takes the long route home after work so he has more opportunities to snap photos of interesting train commuters.

Man flashes samurai sword on train

December 16, 2013 - 11:42pm


A man waving what looked like a samurai sword struck fear in train passengers around lunchtime yesterday.

He boarded a train at Paya Lebar MRT station and was later arrested at Bugis, the police said in a statement last evening.

So long, Longhouse?

September 12, 2013 - 1:02am


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.

Keep the Reserved Seating signs in MRT trains

May 30, 2013 - 1:00am


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.

Heated argument on MRT over priority seat

May 28, 2013 - 10:46pm


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.

Secretary slips and her leg gets stuck in MRT platform gap

May 1, 2013 - 12:58am


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.


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