02 Aug '11, 12am

Train crowding to ease with launch of full Circle Line: Minister Lui | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Reminded me long ago, my GP teacher came to class one morning and said, "There are lies, @#$% lies and Statistics". It was obvious to me she hadn't use numbers correctly here. She needed to provide more numbers from different perspectives and cuts or else look for one or two charts that captures the picture honestly and meaningfully. Now she has opened the door for her detractors to truck out all sorts of other statistics that will tell a different tale. This is irresponsible for the majority of lay readers because it only serve to confuse. Only a smaller segment of an increasingly sophisticated and young readers will see through this. This is simple and base public politicking "Yes, Minister" style (Think the BBC political comedy serial). My take is that we want the transport operators to put commuters as their number one priority. Problem is they operate under a structur...

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todayonline.com 01 Aug '11, 9pm

SINGAPORE - Relief is heading the way of commuters with the opening of the western arc of the Circle Line on Oct 8 and add...

Feeling the squeeze on your morning commute? Op...

todayonline.com 02 Aug '11, 12am

SINGAPORE - Relief is heading the way of commuters with the opening of the western arc of the Circle Line on Oct 8 and add...

Final 12 stations of Circle Line to start opera...

channelnewsasia.com 01 Aug '11, 7am

SINGAPORE: The final twelve stations of the Circle Line running from Marymount to HarbourFront will start operating on Oct...

Last 12 stations of Circle Line to open on Oct 8

straitstimes.com 01 Aug '11, 10pm

The final 12 stations on the western arc of the Circle Line will open on Oct 8. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN THE final 12 ...

Last 12 stations of Circle Line to open on Oct 8

straitstimes.com 01 Aug '11, 10am

The final 12 stations on the western arc of the Circle Line will open on Oct 8. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN THE final 12 ...

NSP rebuts \\"cherry picking\\" comment by Lui Tuck Yew

NSP rebuts \\"cherry picking\\" comment by Lui ...

channelnewsasia.com 01 Aug '11, 4am

SINGAPORE: The National Solidarity Party (NSP) has responded to Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew's argument that its propos...

S’pore will remain open to global investment, talent: PM Lee | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

S’pore will remain open to global investment, t...

sg.news.yahoo.com 02 Aug '11, 4am

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong reassures investors about the country's economic direction. (Yahoo!) Singapore's ...

LTA to purchase 13 train cars to ease overcrowding #Singapore

LTA to purchase 13 train cars to ease overcrowd...

sg.news.yahoo.com 28 Jul '11, 9am

The LTA will work with SMRT to purchase more trains for the Bukit Panjang LRT. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on ...

Yahoo! honours inaugural ‘Singapore 9′ winners | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Yahoo! honours inaugural ‘Singapore 9′ winners ...

sg.news.yahoo.com 06 Aug '11, 11am

"I think this a wonderful campaign that Yahoo! has. It's quite alternative and you feature different people who would not ...

Get on board the non-consumption train

Get on board the non-consumption train

mnn.com 07 Aug '11, 8pm

I sat down at the keyboard this morning, all set to write up a new post when I found this note that I thought was worth sh...