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Khaw Boon Wan: Get Ready For Higher Transport Fares To Alleviate Public Transport Subsidies

Khaw Boon Wan: Get Ready For Higher Transport Fares To Alleviate Public Transport Subsidies

It has already begun. Singaporeans have not even began to enjoy their GST gift from the government, news of rising cost for Singaporeans have hit the news. Transport Minister and Henry Thia lookalike Khaw Boon Wan said in Parliament on Monday with a straight face that the government is currently subsidizing 30% of public transport operations, and that Singaporeans should expect higher fares for public transport to keep subsidies in check.

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KHAW: SHOW APPRECIATION TO PUBLIC TRANSPORT WORKERS WHO ARE OVERWORKED

Khaw Boon Wan said the failure of SMRT staff in the flooding incident have made the good work of others go to waste. He said it has tarnished Singapore's reputation but encouraged commuters to show appreciation to public transport workers whenever they can.

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MORE THAN 7K CASES OF FARE CHEATS LAST YR, ARE TRANSPORT FEES TOO STEEP?

There were more than 7000 cases of fare cheats in our public transport scene just last year. Does this mean there are many poor people in Singapore? Do people actually get their fares back despite train breakdowns? What's going on?

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SOUR KHAW SCOLDS MAINSTREAM MEDIA FOR SENSATIONALIZING MRT BREAKDOWNS

Speaking off the cuff in his opening address at the 4th joint forum on infrastructure maintenance this morning, Transport Minister and Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure Khaw Boon Wan launched a harsh criticism of the mainstream media for their coverage of the MRT system's frequent breakdowns since Hari Raya Puasa last month.

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