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STOP FINDING EXCUSES FOR DESMOND KUEK, HE IS WELL PAID FOR HIS JOB

One School of Thought will SAY - Aiyoh, let be FAIR to DESMOND leh, he inherited the problem. BUT I say..sure he inherited the problem, since he took OVER hasn't he been "trumpeting" how much reliability has improved and didn't he GET amply rewarded for this, didnt his payout rise from S$1million+ to $2million+ over a space of 3 years or so?

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INSIDER: SMRT GETTING DIESEL-POWERED TRAINS BY YEAR END

SMRT insiders have informed ST that the public listed company have convened a board meeting late last night and approved plans to purchase 154 diesel-powered trains to replace the current fleet of aging trains and resolve electrical power lines issue that has plagued SMRT for years.

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NETIZENS CALL ON LUI TUCK YEW AND DESMOND KUEK TO RESIGN

In the wake of the massive MRT breakdown along the North-South (NS Line) and East-West (EW Line) MRT lines, netizens have taken to Lui Tuck Yew and SMRT Corporation's Facebook pages to vent their anger at being trapped outside for hours with no means of transport to get them home.

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THANKS TO SMRT, MY UBER RIDE HOME COST ME OVER $100

Have you ever travelled home in Singapore this expensive? Only when you are desperate to get home while the country's main train lines are down during the peak hour, the free buses are no where in sight, the public buses are packed to the neck, and the taxi queues are as long as buying Hello Kitty, that you'll have no choice but to book a taxi. Then again, using the Grab Taxi app failed as there was no available taxis so i had to use Uber.

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COMMUTERS EXPERIENCE MOTHER OF ALL MRT BREAKDOWNS DURING EVENING RUSH HOUR

SMRT CEO Desmond Kuek's worst nightmare has just come to pass: A massive island-wide MRT disruption has taken place along the North-South (NS Line) and East-West (EW Line) MRT lines during evening rush hour today. Netizens have flooded in with angry complaints and reports about their experiences of being stuck in unpowered, dark MRT cabins for close to 30 minutes or having to endure long, snaking queues outside of the MRT stations along the NSEW lines.

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[COMPLAIN] TAKING PUBLIC TRANSPORT IS NO LONGER SAFE

The angry commuters stuck on the platforms had to shove their way down to take the shuttle bus. Many of these commuters have worked the whole day for their pay cheques and they were looking forward to return home to enjoy a comfortable meal and spend times with their family.

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DESMOND KUEK: I APOLOGISE FOR THE REPEATED MRT DISRUPTIONS THIS WEEK

Mr Desmond Kuek, President and Group Chief Executive Officer of SMRT, added: “We apologise for the rail incidents over the past week. Our transport professionals are giving their all to make your journey a better one. The SMRT team will stay focused on safety and reliability improvements as we work to renew Singapore’s ageing rail network to the benefit of our commuters."

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