16 Dec '11, 6am

Lui Tuck Yew shocking statement on #smrt breakdowns #sgpolitics

These breakdowns have taken place across many months and not days as Mr Lui says. Alarmingly, some of them occurred on the same day or just days apart. The list above is, of course, not exhaustive. In 2010, there were 28 disruptions to MRT services. The number was 17 as of October this year, and these are just on the North-South and East-West Lines. If all these breakdowns have not caused him to come to the realisation that there is more to the problem than the odd and isolated incident, then it must be concluded that the Minister does not have a firm handle on his portfolio. Mr Lui makes another confusing confession in his Facebook post: "We will therefore conduct a thorough health check on our train systems, determine how the faults happened..." This is to be welcomed. But Mr Lui was assigned the porfolio after the May elections. It has been more than six months since he...

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