TNP PICTURE: Kerri Heng
Miss Chua Kim Choo, who works in a bank, leaves her house before the sun is out and gets to work 2½ hours before she starts work at 9am.
CAUSING MUCH ANGST: Train service disruptions, such as this one on Dec 15, 2011, have inconvenienced many heartlanders. LIANHE ZAOBAO FILE PICTURE
TNP PHOTO: Jonathan Choo
Four SMRT bus drivers were charged in court yesterday with engaging in a conspiracy to instigate their colleagues to take part in a strike on Monday and Tuesday.
TNP PICTURE: Ariffin Jamar
On Monday, 171 drivers refused to board buses to take them to work as they were unhappy with what they saw as wage discrimination.
PICTURE: The Straits Times
For two days, they refused to go to work.
On day one, 171 drivers from China held off for 14 hours as SMRT management tried to get them to go back to their buses. Yesterday, 88 took sick leave.
ST FILE PHOTO
The Committee of Inquiry, set up by the Government to look into the two major train disruptions that occurred last December, submitted a 353-page report to the Ministry of Transport on Tuesday.
SMRT says it spared no efforts in its investigations related to a posting on citizen journalism website Stomp that turned out to be false.
PHOTO: The Straits Times
On the first day of the Committee of Inquiry’s public hearing into last December's MRT disruptions, two big questions were touched on.
TNP PHOTO: Gavin Foo
She became the subject of intense scrutiny and criticism after the disruption in train services last December.
PHOTO: Ministry of Transport
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