Tag Archives: LUI TUCK YEW

FARES CUT 1.9% DUE TO LOWER OIL PRICES, BUT INCREASED 2.8% IN APRIL ALSO DUE TO LOWER OIL PRICES?

According to the Straits Times news report “Bus, train fares to be cut by up to 1.9 per cent from December: Lui Tuck Yew” (Aug 3) – “Transport fares will be reduced by up to 1.9 per cent from December, said Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew on Monday (Aug 3). He added that he would leave it to the Public Transport Council to work out the specific reductions, but expects “every commuter group” to pay lower fares.”

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LUI TUCK YEW ANNOUNCES 1.9% TRANSPORT FARE REDUCTION BY YEARS END

Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew announced a fare reduction of up to 1.9 per cent at the end of the year. Speaking to reporters at a preview of new Circle Line trains, Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew announced a fare reduction of up to 1.9% at the end of 2015. This surprising fare adjustment will coincide with the opening of the second phase of the Downtown Line.

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EX-SPY CHIEF: PAP GOVERNMENT NEVER LEARN FROM PAST MISTAKES!

It's amazing that the Government had not learned from the bitter lesson of Ms. Saw Phaik Hwa. To the confoundment of the public, especially the commuting public, the Government made the bizarre appointment of Desmond Kuek, an ex-army lieutenant-general, as CEO of SMRT in replacement of Ms. Saw.

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GANGSTER LTA OFFICER THREATENED ME WITH FxxK WORD!

I calmly told him to talk nicely and don't have to be rude, instead he continued talking to me abusively along with his "fluent" vulgarities for the next 5mins or so. I was taken aback and told him to stop or I call the police for assistance. He finally stopped when I whipped out my handphone. He went back to his bike, continued uttering his vulgarity and rode off!

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EX-SPY CHIEF: LUI TUCK YEW SHEDDING CROCODILE TEARS

Would not the Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew be shedding crocodile tears to show extreme concern now on both the North-South and East-West lines affected by the disruption? He could not now pretend that he was not aware of the inadequacies of Desmond Kuek whose credentials to helm the SMRT are highly flawed. He was an army general whose whole life experience had been in getting the army yes men to be in strict discipline. So what expertise could he have in running a complex SMRT which requires technological knowledge to run smoothly without disruption.

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I FEEL SORRY FOR LUI TUCK YEW, HE IS JUST A SCAPEGOAT

The fact of the matter is that no matter who you appoint as Transport Minister, the situation is unlikely going to be resolved any time soon. Even if PAP loses the election, the railways will still not be fixed immediately by the next government. Even if Desmond Kuek loses his job, the railway issues will not be resolved immediately by the next CEO. There are very deep underlying reasons behind the breakdowns.

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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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