12 Oct '17, 9am

Vivian Balakrishnan takes Khaw Boon Wan’s place to show support for SMRT staff https://t.co/U6lSI88ytd

Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan has taken the initiative to come out to replace Minister of Transport Khaw Boon Wan in showing support for SMRT staff. This was after Khaw has not said a thing since this weekend’s North-South Line MRT flooding and breakdown, which saw SMRT at the receiving end of much public anger and a lot of media scrutiny. Advertisement In a Facebook post on Oct. 12, 2017, Balakrishnan is seen hosting bus and train staff from SBS Transit and SMRT to a morale-lifting breakfast: Transport minister silent Since last weekend’s MRT breakdown on the North-South Line that affected tens of thousands of Singaporeans due to flooded train tracks, transport minister Khaw has not addressed the public regarding what happened. Khaw made three Facebook posts since the weekend but did not mention the flooded train tracks at all. Story continues below Some...

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