21 May '11, 9pm

I guess if the MP looked at the larger picture it would be more than horrifying - it would be a horror movie for him.

The ROOT of our current problem is allowing our public transport companies to be privatized and worse still, allowing them to go listed. Public transport companies SHOULD NOT be allowed to be listed! You do not need a president scholar to tell you that this obviously creates a CONFLICT OF INTERESTS! As a listed company, their main objective is to increase profits so as to maximise shareholders' return for its shareholders. However, as a public transport company, the main objective should be to provide affordable transport service to the public and put public interests as top priority instead of your shareholders. So how to increase profits? Very simple. Increase fares and try to squeeze as many people as possible into our MRT and buses, resulting us being squeezed like sardines every freaking day. Please think about it, do you think they will want to solve the crowding iss...

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