18 Dec '11, 12am

MRT breakdown: Call for SMRT chief Saw Phaik Hwa to resign

MRT breakdown: Call for SMRT chief Saw Phaik Hwa to resign

Some of the 80 people who gathered at Hong Lim Park yesterday. Calls were made for SMRT chief executive Saw Phaik Hwa to resign over Thursday's train service breakdown which affected 11 stations during evening peak hours. -- ST PHOTOS: DESMOND LIM By Rachel Chang Despite the wet weather, about 80 people gathered at Hong Lim Park where calls were made for SMRT chief executive Saw Phaik Hwa to resign. At the Speakers' Corner event on Saturday, organised by socio-political blog The Online Citizen (TOC), a demand to reverse the recent 1per cent rise in public transport fares was also made. To applause from the crowd, TOC interim editor-in-chief Ravi Philemon said all future fare increases should be tied to improvements in service standards. Background story Wrong way to stand out 'When things like this happen, tourists and investors will notice and stop coming.' Temasek Academ...

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